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USA: Manhunt underway in New Orleans after police officer fatally shot by suspect01:29

USA: Manhunt underway in New Orleans after police officer fatally shot by suspect

United States, New Orleans
June 21, 2015 at 11:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

A manhunt began in New Orleans, Saturday, after a suspect shot and killed police officer Daryle Boyd whilst being transported to prison. The suspect has been identified by New Orleans Police Department as 33-year-old, black male Travis Boys.

In an official statement, New Orleans police superintendent Michael Harrison said that "the prisoner somehow was able to get his hands from behind his back, where he was handcuffed, were then he was handcuffed from the front. Apparently he's double jointed and was able to do that in the back of the car. And he was able to produce a firearm and actually shot Officer Holloway."

Holloway died from his injuries in hospital on Saturday morning. Boys is believed to have fled on foot after the incident took place.

Video Courtesy of New Orleans Police Department.

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A manhunt began in New Orleans, Saturday, after a suspect shot and killed police officer Daryle Boyd whilst being transported to prison. The suspect has been identified by New Orleans Police Department as 33-year-old, black male Travis Boys.

In an official statement, New Orleans police superintendent Michael Harrison said that "the prisoner somehow was able to get his hands from behind his back, where he was handcuffed, were then he was handcuffed from the front. Apparently he's double jointed and was able to do that in the back of the car. And he was able to produce a firearm and actually shot Officer Holloway."

Holloway died from his injuries in hospital on Saturday morning. Boys is believed to have fled on foot after the incident took place.

Video Courtesy of New Orleans Police Department.