NBC News video is being used in a New Orleans murder case. A quartet of police officers is accused of killing two unarmed civilians in a shootout on the Danziger Bridge over the city's industrial canal in the violent aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
In his In Depth report, Martin Savidge showed us the actual police patrol responding to an emergency call, which erroneously reported police injuries in a shootout at the bridge. He interviewed an anonymous woman from a group of five that was shot 18 times: "My arm had been shot off because it was lying next to me on the ground." Then he talked to the husband of an eyewitness to a second shooting: "She saw a gentleman come around the corner with his hands above his head. They shot him from behind." The accused cops defend the killings as "justifiable," Savidge added.
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