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    Posted May 12, 2013 by
    KimberlE
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    New Orleans, Louisiana
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    Second Line Parade in New Orleans, Before the Shooting.

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Nineteen people were injured in a shooting during a second-line parade shooting in New Orleans on Mother's Day. KimberlE, who attended the parade with her husband and daughters, took these photos before the incident took place. Although her family left before the shooting, she said she worries about violance in the city. 'I don't normally worry about myself but I worry about my two daughters. The crime rate is so high and it doesn't seem like anything is being done to lower the numbers,' she said.
    - katie, CNN iReport producer

    The Original Big Seven Social Aid and Pleasure Club held their Second Line parade on Mother's Day in New Orleans this year. The parade was full of joy before a shooting occurred on the corner of Frenchmen Street leaving twelve shot, including a ten year old girl. At last report three of the victims were in critical condition. These photos show the parade about fifteen minutes before the violence occurred.

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