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Stabbing at New Orleans airport

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A security incident occurred at Louis Armstrong International Airport on Friday night, closing down Lousiana's largest airport. (jansaviation.com) More...

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KevinBrown
Kevin Brown 1
According to latest reports the assailant - who was armed with a machete - has been shot dead by police.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/machete-airport-attack-injures-new-orleans-article-1.2157587?utm_content=bufferd9f3f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=NYDailyNewsTw
KevinBrown
Kevin Brown 1
Picture of the dead assailant and with the machete lying nearby.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CAlhW2RUgAANwmw.jpg
KevinBrown
Kevin Brown 1
UPDATE

Assailant identified as 63 year old Richard White of Kenner. Police say White sprayed TSA agents with Wasp spray before attacking with a machete. White is described as a former taxi driver with little or no history of crime.
KevinBrown
Kevin Brown 1
CORRECTION

It appears that earlier reports that the suspect was killed were incorrect. He was transferred to Hospital "unresponsive" and is undergoing surgery.
bentwing60
bentwing60 3
You like this story, Eh. Maybe he will remain "unresponsive" and we won't have to prosecute him!
joelwiley
joel wiley 1
He has done his part for reducing the recidivism rate according to the local news.
canuck44
canuck44 1
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bentwing60
bentwing60 1

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