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BREAKING: Two New Orleans Officers Ambushed At Stop Sign, One Shot In Face

New Orleans, LA – Two New Orleans police officers were wounded Friday evening in an ambush attack.

The shooting occurred at around 4:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Royal St, according to New Orleans PD.

The officers were in their patrol vehicle, stopped at a stop sign when the attack occurred.

A pedicab passenger stood up and opened fire on them, according to Fox News.

One of the officers was shot in the face and the bullet is lodged in his skull, according to Fox News.

The officer who was shot is in serious condition.

The second officer sustained minor abrasions from glass shards.

The officers were unable to return fire before the suspect fled.

NOPD was able to apprehend the suspect a short time later.

No motive for the attack has been released at this time.

The identities of the wounded officers and suspect have not been released at this time.

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Written by
Christopher Berg

Editor-in-Chief: Twitter/@SnarkyCop. Christopher left his job as a police officer to manage The Police Tribune to provide context to the public about police incidents. Before becoming a police officer, he worked as a law enforcement dispatcher trainer.

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