New Orleans Police Officer Shot in 2020, Dies Recently!

New Orleans Police District was saddened by the news on Monday as city officials confirmed the death of a New Orleans police officer who was shot in the head last 2020, while he was patrolling in the city’s French Quarter.

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New Orleans Police Officer, Trevor Abney Shot in 2020, Dies Recently. (PHOTO:

New Orleans Police Officer Dies

Fox News reported, that a New Orleans police officer Trevor Abney, 31, was shot while he was comfortably sitting in his patrol car together with a second officer who also suffered a minor injury during the shooting. WWL-TV also reported, that despite a 40-caliber bullet lodged behind Abney’s left eye socket, he miraculously survived the shooting.

Reports said that the suspect fired at the back of a pedicab. The suspect was then arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder, court record says he pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

No further release has been made regarding the death of the New Orleans police officer. New Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office did not release any details about the case.

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New Orleans Police Officers Remembered His Commitment

Co-police officers remembered and treasured the moments with Trevor Abney.  His exemplary performance and dedication to his work will surely be forever in their hearts. Interim Police Superintendent Michelle Woodfork said, “During his eight years with the department, Officer Abney received a commendation for exemplary performance in the line of duty that saved the life of a citizen as well as the Purple Heart Medal for injuries received in the line of duty.”

The death of the New Orleans police officer saddened the entire community of the New Orleans police district. Trevor Abney’s dedication and commitment remains in the heart of his co-workers. Families are hoping for justice to be served.

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