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Top stories 2013: #3 Shooter sprays crowd with bullets at Mother's Day 2nd Line



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A Mother's Day 2nd Line in New Orleans's 7th Ward became a blood bath as a gunman pierced the family-filled celebration with gunfire.

As many as 400 people had come out for the event. Officers were interspersed with the marchers and musicians.

When the procession reached Frenchmen Street and North Claiborne Avenue, survelence video shows a man raising a gun and firing into the crowd.

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Police say 20 people were wounded.

Detectives arrested two brothers they say were members of the "Frenchmen and Derbigny Boys" street gang.

"These young men are engaged in a criminal lifestyle by choice," Police Chief Ronal Serpas said.

Akein Scott and Shawn Scott were both charged.

Suspect Shawn Scott told WWL TV neither he nor his brother was involved in the Mother's Day second line shooting.  Watch the video below:

 

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