At least 12 injured in New Orleans Mother’s Day parade shooting

Shooting at Mother's Day parade

NEW ORLEANS — Police said at least 12 people were injured when gunmen opened fire at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday.

The Times-Picayune reported that a 10-year-old girl grazed by a bullet was among those wounded in the shooting around 2 p.m.

Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas told reporters she was in good condition. He said three or four people were in surgery but their conditions were not known. No one was killed.

Serpas said officers saw two or three suspects run from the scene in the city’s 7th Ward.

Authorities said no arrested have been made. They said it is unclear what sparked the gunfire.

The paper reported about 200 people were present during the shooting. A social club called The Original Big 7 reportedly organized the event.

Read more: The Times-Picayune

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