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New Orleans shooting 12 hurt

New Orleans shooting, New Orleans police say that a dozen people have been shot during a Mother’s Day second-line parade. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas told reporters at least 12 people were shot during the parade in the city’s 7th Ward. Police say the incident happened about 2 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Frenchmen and Villere streets. The Times-Picayune reports there were about 200 people at the event when gunfire erupted. Serpas told reporters the victims include a 10-year-old who sustained a minor wound. WDSU-TV reports at least four people were in surgery and others had been taken to four area hospitals. Nobody has been arrested. It’s unclear what sparked the gunfire. Police are said to be looking for three people in connection with the attack.

New Orleans shooting: Dozen people shot at Mother's Day second line

New Orleans shooting: NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas says that at least 12 people were shot at a Mother's Day second-line parade in the 7th Ward. The youngest victim in the shooting was 10 years old. Police say there were 200 people at the corner where shots rang out, and 300 to 400 people at the second line in all. EMS took nine people to University Hospital; eight were suffering from gunshot wounds, while another was injured in a fall while escaping the shooting. Three of those victims who were shot are in critical condition. There were about 10 cops on the scene trying to control the second line when the shooting happened. There were reportedly two different guns involved. Police believe three suspects were involved. They were seen fleeing toward Claiborne Avenue. There was a shooting nearby just last week at Frenchmen and Claiborne. We have a reporter at the scene and will have the latest during the 5:30 p.m. newscast

New Orleans shooting

New Orleans shooting, The NOPD is on the scene of a shooting near the intersection of Frenchmen and North Villere Streets where 12 people were shot during a Mother's Day second line. Chief Serpas announced in a press conference that the youngest victim is believed to be a 10-year-old girl. Police say she suffered a graze wound. Police say about 300 people were attending a second line when gun shots rang out. Police are looking for three suspects in this incident. Around 12:30 p.m., police responded to a separate shooting the 2400 block of South Saratoga Street in Central City where another man was shot. His condition is unknown at this time.

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