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Judges will decide if NOPD officers involved in Danziger Bridge shooting case will get new trial

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Federal prosecutors tried to convince three judges at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to not give five former NOPD officers a new trial and restore their convictions Wednesday. 258 more words


12. Danziger Bridge Killings

Six days after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans police officers responded to a report of alleged gunfire at Danziger Bridge. Sgt. Kenneth Bowen, Sgt. Robert Gisevius, Officer Anthony Villavaso, Officer Robert Faulcon, and others, arrived at the scene in a Budget rental truck. 207 more words

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