Daryle Holloway
NOPD

After an intense manhunt, New Orleans police on Sunday arrested a 33-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a 22-year veteran of the Police Department, according to NOLA. Officers arrested Travis Boys, 33, a suspect in the Saturday shooting death of Officer Daryle Holloway, the report says.

Boys was captured in the city's Lower 9th Ward after a brief chase following the shooting that occurred when Boys escaped from the back of the officer's police car, the report says.

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The officer had been transporting Boys to central lockup when Boys managed to slip his cuffed hands from behind his back, produce a hidden gun and shoot Holloway, police said. Holloway crashed his police vehicle in a utility pole and Boys escaped, the report says. Boys had been arrested during a previous shift on an aggravated assault charge, according to the news outlet.

Holloway, 46, died shortly after 9 a.m. after being rushed to a hospital, NOLA writes.

Read more at NOLA.