NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An off-duty New Orleans police officer was shot within the head whereas driving on Interstate 10 Tuesday night time, however is anticipated to outlive, WWL-TV reported.
The bullet grazed the officer, who as driving an unmarked automotive, Police Chief Shaun Ferguson mentioned.
“We have no idea the motive at this cut-off date,” Ferguson reporters at a briefing late Tuesday.
He was in a position to drive himself to a hospital and was responsive and in steady situation with “a deep graze wound to the pinnacle,” Ferguson mentioned.
The interstate was briefly shut down whereas police investigated.
The taking pictures comes as town is struggling to recuperate from Hurricane Ida, which knocked out energy to New Orleans and far of the encircling area.
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