A horrific shooting occurred on Tuesday night in New Orleans, leaving one person dead and four others injured. The incident occurred along the Mardi Gras parade route in the city’s Central Business District.
According to New Orleans police, five people were shot and one of them was fatally wounded. The suspect was detained and is currently in police custody.
The identities of the victims have not yet been released, but authorities have confirmed that the deceased is an adult male. The four other victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their conditions are unknown at this time.
The motive behind the shooting is still under investigation, but authorities believe it was an isolated incident and there is no active threat to the public.
The shooting has sent shockwaves throughout the city, as Mardi Gras is one of the most celebrated holidays in New Orleans. The parade route was lined with spectators when the shooting occurred.
This is a developing story and more information will be released as it becomes available.