Police Officer Daryle Holloway was shot and killed at approximately while transporting a prisoner to the Central Lockup at approximately 8:00 am.
The prisoner had been arrested for aggravated assault earlier during the previous shift. He had been handcuffed behind his back but managed to maneuver his arms to the front of his body. He then crawled through the vehicle's partition and began struggling with Officer Holloway. Officer Holloway was shot during the ensuing struggle, causing his vehicle to crash into a utility pole near the intersection of North Claiborne Avenue and Elysian Fields Avenue.
The subject fled on foot after the vehicle crashed and remains at large.
Officer Holloway had served with the New Orleans Police Department for 22 years and was assigned to the 5th District.
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