David Warren speaks during a news conference in Metairie, La., Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. A federal jury found former New Orleans police officer Warren not guilty on manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Henry Glover, 31, whose body was found burned in a car, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
Rebecca Glover, aunt of Henry Glover, reacts outside federal court in New Orleans, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. A federal jury acquitted a former New Orleans police officer of fatally shooting Henry Glover without justification outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lingering memories from Hurricane Katrina were evident in New Orleans as residents considered the acquittal of ex-cop David Warren.
Warren was freed Wednesday after a jury found him not guilty in the shooting of an apparently unarmed man amid the city's 2005 post-Hurricane Katrina bedlam.
Warren was convicted in the death three years ago but won a retrial after an appeals court ruled he should not have been tried with others implicated in an alleged cover-up that included the burning of victim Henry Glover's body.
Opinions about the case varied Thursday in New Orleans.
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