Nightly News   |  February 24, 2010

Officer admits to cover-up in NOLA bridge incident

Michael Lohman pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to obstruct justice over the police shootings that killed two unarmed people on New Orleans' Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

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>>> orleans tonight, a retired police lieutenant has broken the wall of silence over one of the most troubling incidents during hurricane katrina . michael lohman pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to obstruct justice over the police shootings that killed two unarmed people on the danziger bridge . lohman admitted to helping orchestrate a cover-up. the victims were trying to get to a grocery store over the bridge from the eastern part of new orleans.

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