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Shooting At New Orleans Mother’s Day Parade

Police believe three suspects were involved.

1. At least 12 were shot at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans Sunday, according to WWLTV.


Monica Hernandez

@MHernandezWWL

Chief Ronal Serpas is on the scene. We’re hearing an alarming number of people were shot. Awaiting confirmation.


Monica Hernandez

@MHernandezWWL

NOPD investigates shooting at mother’s day second line on Elysian Fields and Villere. Multiple people shot


Rachel Wulff

@rachelwulff

NOPD Chief Serpas says at least 12 people shot—none fatal in shooting at N Villere and Frenchmen. 3 in surgery.@wdsu


Scott Satchfield

@Satchfield

Source says University Hosp is treating 11 victims in 7th Ward shooting. Friends, family are gathered outside the ER. http://t.co/GcK4yo0Nfe

6. New Orleans police said they’re looking for three suspects who fled on foot.

UPDATE: NOPD searching for three suspects in #mothersdayshooting. Fled on foot from where hundreds gathered for a second line parade

— Katie Moore (@katiecmoore)

Katie Moore

@katiecmoore

UPDATE: NOPD searching for three suspects in #mothersdayshooting. Fled on foot from where hundreds gathered for a second line parade

7. NOPD Superintendent Ronald Serpas told the New Orleans Times-Picayune two weapons were used and they believe the three suspects worked together.

8. Update: Vine from from the shooting. NSFW language.

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9. UPDATE — May 12, 2013, 8:24 p.m. EDT: AP reporting at least 19 people were hurt during the shooting, including two children.


The victims included 10 men, seven women, a boy and a girl. The children, both 10 years old, were grazed and in good condition.

10. UPDATE — May 13, 2013, 7:51 a.m. EDT: The New Orleans Police Department has released video of one of the suspects.

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