Officer Shot Near New Orleans

8:23am

The shooting incident happened around 6:30 a.m. near the intersection of Barataria and Ames boulevards. This area is closed to traffic while police investigate.


7:27am

Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is reporting an officer down on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish, near Barataria and Ames Streets.

According to Public Information Officer John Fortunado, a Westwego police officer was shot as well as a female victim in this same incident.


This is a developing story.

(Source: WWLTV)

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