Suspect faces 20 charges in Mother’s Day shooting


Suspect faces 20 charges in Mother’s Day shooting

NEW ORLEANS (AP)— The suspect in a Mother’s Day parade shooting that wounded 19 people faces 20 charges of attempted second-degree murder, according to jail records. Akein Scott, 19, was arrested Wednesday night in the Little Woods section of New Orleans. He was already facing a gun and drug possession charge and was out on bond at the time of Sunday’s shooting at a parade through a neighborhood near the French Quarter.

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