New Orleans cop killed on patrol

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say one of their officers was shot and killed early Friday while on patrol.

Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said the officer was killed while patrolling the city's east side. Authorities say the accused shooter was also shot when officers returned fire.

Harrison said the suspect surrendered to a SWAT team after hiding inside an apartment for a time. He said the accused gunman was taken to a hospital for treatment.