Shooting on Lakeshore Drive involves Orleans Levee District Officer

Shooting on Lakeshore Drive involves Orleans Levee District Officer

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) -A Sunday afternoon shooting on Lakeshore Drive involved a levee district officer, according to the New Orleans Police Dept.

According to the Orleans Levee District, an officer responded to a call of a vehicle driving reckless in a parking lot on in the 5000 block of Lakeshore Drive just before 3 p.m.

When the Orleans Levee District officer arrived at the scene and exited his vehicle, the suspect allegedly sped towards the officer. The officer opened fire on the vehicle.

The driver and a passenger in the vehicle were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The officer was not injured in the incident.

New Orleans Police are continuing to investigate the shooting.

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