VIDEO: NOPD searches for Mother's Day parade shooting suspect
Chris Miller Reporting
As New Orleans Police continue their search for the suspect in the shooting of 19 people at a Mother's Day second-line parade, today they released video of the shooting that shows a gunman fleeing the scene.
Police say ten men, seven women, and two ten-year-old children were wounded in the gunfire. The children had graze wounds and most other victims' injuries are considered non-life-threatening, Three people were more seriously wounded.
The shots rang out around 1:45 Mother's Day afternoon, as the two-block long procession ended near North Villere and Frenchman Streets. A black male wearing a white t-shirt and dark pants can be seen in the video firing shots in the crowd before running away.
Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. Callers do not have to leave their names to be eligible for a cash reward.