In retrial, jury acquits former police officer in deadly post-Katrina shooting in New Orleans

  • by: MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 11, 2013 - 7:45 PM

NEW ORLEANS — A former New Orleans police officer whose 2010 manslaughter conviction was touted as a milestone in the city's healing after Hurricane Katrina was acquitted Wednesday by a different jury of charges he fatally shot a man without justification during the storm's chaotic aftermath.

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