News Column

New Orleans Shooting Footage Released: WATCH

May 13, 2013
Still taken from surveillance footage of suspect in New Orleans shooting (image: New Orleans Police Dept.)
Still taken from surveillance footage of suspect in New Orleans shooting (image: New Orleans Police Dept.)

Police in New Orleans have released surveillance video footage of one suspect wanted in the Mother's Day parade shooting spree that left 19 people wounded.

The footage was recorded Sunday during the Mother's Day second-line parade in the minutes before and after the shooting and includes one of the three suspects authorities are seeking, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune reported.

The shooting happened about 1:45 p.m. Sunday on the 1400 block of Frenchmen Street; 10 men, seven women, a 10-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl were struck by bullets, police said. The children were in good condition, however. one man and one woman required surgery.

Police said three suspects were spotted fleeing the scene.

New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Ronal Serpas said police believe the trio worked together and used at least two weapons.

Crimestoppers and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have offered a $10,000 reward to anyone with information on the incident.

Here's the footage:







Source: Copyright UPI 2013


Story Tools






HispanicBusiness.com Facebook Linkedin Twitter RSS Feed Email Alerts & Newsletters