(Reuters) – At least 12 people were shot at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans, with one victim as young as 10 years old, WWLTV reported, citing police Superintendent Ronal Serpas.
Emergency medical responders took nine people to University Hospital, eight of these had gunshot wounds, and another person was injured in a fall while escaping the shooting, WWLTV reported on its website.
Three of the gunshot victims were in critical condition, and police believe three suspects were involved, the report said.
(Reporting by Daniel Trotta; Editing by Maureen Bavdek)
CALLING MR M !
ALL THOSE POLICE IN AND AROUND THE PARADE AND THREE GUNMEN ESCAPE? REALLY? WHY DOES THIS ALWAYS SEEM TO BE THE CASE? WHY DO WE PAY THESE GUYS? OH RIGHT, THOSE DOOR TO DOOR SEARCHES !