Statement from FBI New Orleans on incident in New Orleans East

The FBI released the following statement about the shooting at the Motel 6 in New Orleans East:

“This afternoon, an FBI Special Agent was involved in a lethal force incident while performing his official duties.

“This investigation is being led by the FBI, including both the Inspection Division from Washington, D.C. and the local field office. The Louisiana State Police is managing the scene. The Louisiana State Police and the NOPD are assisting in other matters related to the investigation.”