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    12 People Shot in Mothers Day Mass Shooting during New Orleans Parade.

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     Photojournalist AbdulAziz504 was standing in a crowd of hundreds of people, watching a jazz parade in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 12, when all of the sudden a fury of gunshots rained over the crowd. 19 people have been injured in the shooting. 'I am shocked I didn't get shot. I was standing next to the shooter,' he said. 'I didn't see them, but I did see the flash of their gun.' Instinctively, he and others ran for cover from the shooting. He says he and others tried to help those in the crowd get out of shooting range. 'It was mass chaos… this city has been plagued by violence, I just want to make sure this gets attention,' he said.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    12 people were shot today during a Mothers Day second line on the corners of N. Villerie and Frenchman St. The conditions of the victims are not immediately known. There are reports of victims as young as 8 years old. Among the wounded was Mark Hertsgaard a writer for Vanity Fair, The Daily Beast, and The Nation.

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