New Orleans police say a police officer for the Housing Authority of New Orleans has been shot and killed. Officer Garry Flot says the officer was working overtime to guard a public housing construction site.

He says the officer's body was found about 7 a.m. Sunday. He says the patrol car apparently rolled one to two blocks before stopping.

HANO Police Chief Robert Anderson says the officer's name has not been released because his family has not been notified.