Tag: Mother’s Day

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Arrests in New Orleans Mother’s Day parade shootings cheered

Shawn Scott, 24, a suspect in the Mother’s Day parade shooting is led out of the New Orleans 5th District Police Station, May 16, 2013 in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton) by Kevin McGillNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Days after a burst of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother’s Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional event reason to celebrate again.

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19 New Orleans Mother’s Day parade shooting victims included 2 kids

Bystanders comfort a shooting victim while awaiting EMS after authorities say gunfire injured at least a dozen people, including a child, at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans. (AP Photo/The Times-Picayune, Lauren McGaughy) by Chevel Johnson NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Gunmen opened fire on dozens of people marching in a neighborhood Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 19 people, police said.