24-year-old arrested after standoff in Mid City New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man has been taken into custody after a brief standoff in Mid City New Orleans on Wed., Oct. 5.
About a dozen New Orleans police units and two SWAT vehicles were on the scene. A portion of Canal Street was closed and Warren Easton High School was placed on a precautionary lockdown.
A law enforcement source confirmed to Fox 8 that the response was related to a shooting of a deputy constable who was serving eviction papers.
Jason Tillman, 24, was taken into custody after around 90 minutes and booked on a charge of violating probation.
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