"The death of this HANO police officer is an unspeakable tragedy, and a vile and cowardly act.
New Orleans Cop Shot Dead in Cruiser
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A New Orleans police officer was found shot dead in his marked patrol car this morning, city officials said.
The shooting was reported around 7 a.m., the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release. The victim’s car rolled forward and struck a curb after the shooting.
The officer’s name has not been released, but the New Orleans police identified the victim as a 45-year-old man who worked as a Housing Authority police officer.