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New Orleans Police Department reported during a press release addressing the increased crime over Memorial Day weekend that an officer-involved shooting took place near the 2000 block of Mirabeau Avenue last night.Police say officers responded to a domestic disturbance at the location and were immediately shot at upon their arrival.Officers reportedly returned fire, and the perpetrator as well as a 25-year-old female family member were shot during the exchange.Police say the preliminary investigation of the shooting shows the female was shot by the perpetrator, and the perpetrator was shot by police.The perpetrator, 30-year-old Wilton Anderson, was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder, two counts of aggravated assault on an officer and one count of resisting arrest.Police say additional charges could be brought forth after learning the gun used in the shooting was stolen in April.Both police officers involved have reportedly been placed in administrative reassignment while an investigation takes place.Body camera footage will be released to the public, and the female is receiving medical treatment at a hospital.

New Orleans Police Department reported during a press release addressing the increased crime over Memorial Day weekend that an officer-involved shooting took place near the 2000 block of Mirabeau Avenue last night.

Police say officers responded to a domestic disturbance at the location and were immediately shot at upon their arrival.

Officers reportedly returned fire, and the perpetrator as well as a 25-year-old female family member were shot during the exchange.

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Police say the preliminary investigation of the shooting shows the female was shot by the perpetrator, and the perpetrator was shot by police.

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The perpetrator, 30-year-old Wilton Anderson, was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder, two counts of aggravated assault on an officer and one count of resisting arrest.

Police say additional charges could be brought forth after learning the gun used in the shooting was stolen in April.

Both police officers involved have reportedly been placed in administrative reassignment while an investigation takes place.

Body camera footage will be released to the public, and the female is receiving medical treatment at a hospital.



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