NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An unknown shooter opened fire on an NOPD officer Saturday night in New Orleans East.
According to a preliminary report from NOPD, an officer was sitting inside his vehicle near a downed power line in the 9000 block of Chef Menteur Highway when he heard gunshots nearby. The officer looked back and then saw a muzzle flash towards him.
The officer took cover behind his vehicle and the shooter fled according to NOPD. The officer was not injured.
Anyone with information regarding this attack is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.