Trung Le Guilty In Bourbon Street Shooting That Killed 21-Year-Old Brittany Thomas, Wounded 9 Others

Trung Le's trial boiled down to two sharply contrasting interpretations of his actions on June 29, 2014

NOLA.com – Trung Le’s trial boiled down to two sharply contrasting interpretations of his actions on June 29, 2014, when he exchanged gunfire with an unknown man on crowded Bourbon Street: Did he act heroically in defending his friends from a crazed aggressor, or did he open fire on an enemy with callous disregard for bystanders close by?

When the shooting was over, 21-year-old nursing student Brittany Thomas was dead, nine others wounded, and Le, a 22-year-old Belle Chasse resident, was charged with manslaughter and attempted murder…

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