Per WVUE, Shallerhorn was arrested in August 2019 for indecent behavior with a juvenile, but the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office refused the charge that November.
NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said Mitchum died protecting young people and their families watching the game inside.
"We are deeply saddened by the senseless and tragic death of TUPD Corporal Martinus Mitchum," Tulane Police Chief Kirk Bouyelas added in a statement. "Corporal Mitchum was a dedicated police professional who had a heart of service for the Tulane community."
"We have reached out to his family and are providing support to his fellow officers during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and with all the fellow officers with whom he served."