18 New Orleans Shooting Victims Included 2 Kids

4 years 3 months 1 week ago Sunday, May 12 2013 May 12, 2013 Sunday, May 12, 2013 6:21:43 PM CDT May 12, 2013 in News
By: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - Police say that two of the 18 people shot in New Orleans during a neighborhood Mother's Day parade were children.

A news release says that the wounded included 10 men, six women, a boy and a girl. The children were both 10 years old.

The release says two people were in surgery Sunday. Many of the victims were grazed and most of the wounds were not life-threatening.

The shooting happened just before 2 p.m. Sunday during a second-line parade organized by the social club called The Original Big 7.

 

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