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State trooper shoots at man entering his vehicle, no injuries

6 years 3 months 1 week ago Friday, April 06 2018 Apr 6, 2018 April 06, 2018 6:42 AM April 06, 2018 in News
Source: WWL-TV

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana State Police trooper reportedly shot at a man after he tried to enter the trooper's vehicle Thursday night.

According to WWL-TV, the incident took place around 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of Broadway and Green streets. The trooper was in an unmarked vehicle near the intersection when a dark-colored vehicle parked nearby. A man then attempted to enter the trooper's vehicle, according to State Police.

The trooper fired his weapon and the man returned to the dark-colored vehicle and fled the scene. The man was later seen walking in the area and was taken into custody.

The driver of the dark-colored vehicle is still at large, according to State Police.

No one was hurt in the shooting and charges for the suspect are pending.

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