1 dead, 4 wounded after shooting at Mardi Gras in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One person has died after a shooting during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans and four are in stable condition, police said Monday.

The New Orleans Police Department said a suspect was arrested shortly after Sunday night’s shooting.

The department said in a statement that the victims “were 3 men and 2 women. One of the victims is a teenager. All were taken to hospital by paramedics, where one male victim was later pronounced dead.” The four other victims were taken to hospital in stable condition.

The shooting happened during the Krewe of Bacchus parade. WWL TV reported.

Two weapons were secured, said Chief Deputy Superintendent Hans Ganthier.

Bacchus’ Super-Krewe was temporarily halted after the shooting at the 1500 block of St. Charles Avenue.

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