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Cheers for police charged over
SEVEN policemen charged over a bridge shooting in the chaotic aftermath of hurricane Katrina have turned themselves in at the city jail, where more than 200 cheering supporters met them.
Each faces at least one charge of murder or attempted murder over the shootings on September 4, 2005, on the Danziger Bridge, where two people died and four were wounded.
Defence lawyers say the seven officers are innocent. As the men arrived at the jail, supporters lined the street. One sign in the crowd read "Thanks for protecting our city". One protester shouted "Police killings must s... Read more