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Crime Louisiana Mardi Gras parade shooting kills man, hurts other

18:55  05 february  2018
18:55  05 february  2018 Source:   ap.org

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– Authorities say a shooting at a Mardi Gras parade has killed one man and hospitalized another in southern Louisiana . The man who was shot in the chest was airlifted The Jeanerette City Marshal's Office initially discovered two victims at the scene. One was shot in the chest and the other in the leg.

(AP) — Authorities say a shooting at a Mardi Gras parade has killed one man and hospitalized another in southern Louisiana . Wendell Raborn tells The Daily Iberian the shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the Krewe of Ezana's annual Mardi Gras Parade in Jeanerette.

JEANERETTE, La. — Authorities say a shooting at a Mardi Gras parade has killed one man and hospitalized another in southern Louisiana.

Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Maj. Wendell Raborn tells The Daily Iberian the shooting happened Sunday afternoon at the Krewe of Ezana's annual Mardi Gras Parade in Jeanerette.

The Jeanerette City Marshal's Office initially discovered two victims at the scene. One was shot in the chest and the other in the leg.

One man was taken to a local hospital but his condition wasn't immediately released. The man who was shot in the chest was airlifted to a hospital in Lafayette where he died from his wound.

Raborn says the sheriff's office took over the ongoing investigation at the city marshal's office's request. Further details weren't immediately released.

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Information from: The Daily Iberian, http://www.iberianet.com

NOLA Police: 2 killed, 3 injured in Lower 9th Ward shooting .
The New Orleans Police Department was investigating a fatal shooting Tuesday night just a couple of miles from Mardi Gras activities earlier in the day. Police spokeswoman Ambria Washington said Tuesday night that five people were shot, two men fatally, at a gas station in the 5100 block of St. Claude Avenue in the Lower 9th Ward.The victims were in a car on a nearby street when multiple suspects opened fire on them, Washington said. The victims then drove to the gas station.The body of the victim who died at the scene could be seen in the back of a red Nissan sedan at the La Express gas station about 2 miles (3.

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