Shots Fired at New Orleans Mother's Day Parade; 18 Injured
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Shots were fired during a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans this afternoon injuring 18 people, USA Today reports.

The wounded included 10 men, six women, a boy and a girl. The children were both 10 years old. There have been no fatalities reported.

The shots were fired into a crowd of about 200 people around 2 p.m. in the area of North Villere and Frenchmen Streets during a “second-line parade.”

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Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.