Trial begins for ex-officer in Katrina shooting - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

Trial begins for ex-officer in Katrina shooting

Updated:

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Opening statements began Wednesday in the retrial of a former New Orleans policeman who shot and killed a man four days after Hurricane Katrina.

David Warren is charged with violating 31-year-old Henry Glover's civil rights and with using a weapon in a violent crime. Warren was guarding a police substation from a second-floor balcony when he shot Glover in 2005.

He previously testified that he thought Glover had a gun.

He was convicted of manslaughter in 2010, but a federal appeals court overturned the conviction. The court ruled he should have been tried separately from officers charged in a cover-up designed to make Glover's shooting appear justified.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 8 WVUE-TV
Louisiana Media Company, LLC.
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125

General Number: (504) 486-6161
News Tips: (504) 483-1503
News Room Fax: (504) 483-1543

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVUE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
WVUE's Public Inspection File can now be accessed online. To access the online public inspection file click here: https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/wvue-dt.