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U.S. police arrest Mother’s Day shooting suspect

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 00:36

May 16 - New Orleans police arrest a 19-year-old man in connection with a Mother’s Day parade shooting which 19 people were injured. Simon Hanna reports.

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A 19-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a shooting at a Mother's Day parade days earlier. Police said the suspect was apprehended in the Little Wood neighbourhood of eastern New Orleans. Seven women, 10 men, a girl and a boy were injured when gunfire broke out at the parade on Sunday, sending shockwaves throughout the city. Akein Scott was named as a suspect the next day. Police had released photos earlier in the week from surveillance video and announced a 10 thousand dollar reward for information that might help locate the shooter.

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U.S. police arrest Mother’s Day shooting suspect

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 00:36