Off-duty N.O. officer stabbed


Suspect allegedly wanted a handout
 
From staff reports
The Times-Picayune
 
NEW ORLEANS — An off-duty New Orleans police officer was in stable condition after he was stabbed by a man who asked him and fellow officers for money on Canal Boulevard early Sunday, New Orleans police said.

The victim was stabbed twice in the chest and taken to a hospital. He and the other officers were not identified.

Police booked Willie Price, 41, of New Orleans, with two counts of attempted armed robbery, three counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of resisting an officer.

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