Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies were involved in a shooting with an escaped prisoner Sunday morning at University Medical Center in New Orleans.
According to New Orleans police, two JPSO deputies were guarding a prisoner inside UMC when the prisoner escaped around 8:20 a.m. The deputies chased the suspect outside down Canal Street at South Johnson.
During the pursuit, someone called NOPD to report a prisoner trying to break into her vehicle, NOPD said.
The prisoner was caught at Miro and Iberville streets.
NOPD also said it's learned shots were fired in a UMC stairwell and outside the hospital on Canal Street at some point during the incident.
No one was injured.
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