Police Officer Daryle Holloway Police Shot & Killed in New Orleans (Update: Police Arrest Shooting Suspect Travis Boys)
DO POLICE LIVES MATTER … WHERE ARE THE RABBLE ROUSERS PROTESTING THE MURDER OF THIS BLACK MAN?
On Saturday 33 year old Travis Boys shot and killed Officer Daryle Holloway while being transported in his police unit.46 year old Daryle Holloway, a 22 year veteran of the police force died shortly after 9 AM. New Orleans Police Department spokesman Tyler Gamble stated that officer Holloway was taking Boys to Orleans Parish Prison when the flexible perp maneuvered his hands to the front of his body, shot the cop and then busted through the cruiser cage that separates the front and back seats to escape out of the passenger side door. Boys then fled on foot after the police vehicle crashed into a utility pole near the intersection of Elysian Fields and North Claiborne Aves.
NOPD Daryle Holloway, Rest in Peace
A massive manhunt was underway for a man suspected of fatally shooting a New Orleans police officer while he was handcuffed in the back of the cop’s patrol car, authorities said.
Officer Daryle Holloway, 46, was killed during a struggle with accused shooter Travis Boys, who smuggled a gun into the cruiser and managed to shoot the officer in the right side of his chest while he was handcuffed, New Orleans Police Department spokesman Tyler Gamble said.
The 22-year veteran of the police force died shortly after 9 a.m., leaving his heartbroken family reeling a day after they had gone shopping for Father’s Day.
New Orleans police arrested Sunday the man suspected of shooting and killing a police officer who was transporting him to jail a day earlier, ending a nearly 24-hour manhunt that left residents on edge.
During a press conference Sunday, New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison said Travis Boys, 33, was arrested Sunday morning near the intersection of Reynes St. and St. Claude Ave. Boys was arrested through tips received across the metropolitan area, Harrison said, which detailed the Dodge pickup truck Boys was spotted in. Marshals pursued Boys in the truck, then continued the chase on foot when he abandoned the vehicle and fled into the St. Roch neighborhood.
Boys was arrested as he boarded a commuter bus, Harrison said. The suspect was still wearing parts of the broken handcuffs he had on when he escaped police custody Saturday. He will be charged with first-degree murder of a police officer, aggravated escape and illegal possession of a firearm, as well as the aggravated assault charge, Harrison said.