Keith Daniels

Police are searching for a man they believe shot at officers while fleeing from them in New Orleans East on Wednesday night.

Police believe 18-year-old Keith Daniels is the man who shot at officers near the 8600 block of Dinkins Street around 8:15 p.m., initiating a large manhunt that included state police and officers from the Levee Board’s police department. The incident was the second shooting officer involving police officers in as many days. Police called the search off hours later, but have secured a warrant for Daniels’ arrest.