UPDATE: Wounded toll raised to 19, including two kids, age 10. One guy shot six times but no one has died yet. Suspects still on loose.
Earlier: Nothing can surprise you anymore in gun nutty USA, but still: 18 injured in shooting about 2 p.m. at Mother's Day "second line" parade in New Orleans? At least one kid hurt, no fatalities as yet, coroner says, though could change. Original wounded total was 12. See photo of guy shot. Updates here: three in serious conditions. Three suspects and two guns used. Some poignant quotes from marchers and residents.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Even on Mother's Day: 19 Shot at Parade in NOLA
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