5 things to know about shooting death of New Orleans police officer

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New Orleans police Officer Daryle Holloway was shot and killed by a handcuffed prisoner in a moving police vehicle early Saturday, authorities said.

A manhunt was under way for the suspect, Travis Boys. The Assoicated Press reported Sunday morning that Boys was arrested. Police reportedly detained up to three men late Saturday in an area near the scene, but it is not clear whether Boys was among them, the Times-Picayune reports.

Here's what we know so far:

1. What happened? Holloway, 45, was killed Saturday morning while taking Boys, who had been arrested and charged with aggravated assault, to jail, according to The Associated Press. Apparently, Boys is double-jointed and was able to pull his arms from behind his back, authorities said. Boys allegedly grabbed a gun and shot Holloway, sending the vehicle crashing into a pole. Boys reportedly escaped through a hole between the back and front seats. Holloway died at a nearby hospital.

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2. Who is the suspect? Boys, described as a 33-year-old black man, has a criminal record, according to the New Orleans Advocate. His past charges reportedly include child cruelty, possession of stolen property and attempting to escape from prison.

Update: #NOPD arrested 33-year-old Travis Boys this morning near the intersection of Reynes and St. Claude. #NOPDAlert

Posted by New Orleans Police Department (Official) on Sunday, June 21, 2015

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3. Crime Stoppers offered $10,000 for information leading to Boys' arrest. Officials were asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call 1-877-903-STOP.

4. Who is the victim? Holloway, who joined the New Orleans Police Department in 1992, was a father of three and "a great police officer," Harrison told the AP. "He was pretty much liked by everybody," Maj. Raymond Burkart told the Advocate. "He was very good with the community, and he was a good friend."

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5. Officers across the country are paying tribute to Holloway. "RIP, Police Officer Daryle Holloway, @NOPDNews, shot and killed. Heroes live forever. #OfficerDown," wrote Brotherhood NYC, a nonprofit organization for New York police officers.

"Our thoughts are with @NOPDNews after the murder of Officer Daryle Holloway. #NeverForget," added Portland police.

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