A horrific shooting occurred during the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on Sunday, leaving one person dead and four others injured. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting occurred along the parade route near the Bacchus parade at the Convention Center.
The suspect has been taken into custody and is being questioned by the police. The victims have been identified as five people who were shot at the scene. One of the victims died from their injuries while the other four were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
The Krewe of Bacchus parade was scheduled to take place at the Convention Center on Sunday night. However, the parade has been canceled in light of the tragedy.
The New Orleans Police Department has yet to release any information on the suspect or the motive behind the shooting. The investigation is still ongoing.
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