Twelve people are being treated for gunshot wounds following a shootout at a Mothers’ Day parade in New Orleans.

Over 100 people were participating in the residential festival, on Frenchmen Street, in the north of the city, when several shots were fired. The incident occurred around 2pm local time on Sunday.

Police confirmed the number of casualties stood at 12 following some discrepancies in initial hospital reports, suggesting that between five and 11 may have been injured.

No fatalities have been confirmed.


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