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10 indicted in New Orleans shooting that wounded 17

10 months 1 week 1 day ago January 28, 2016 Jan 28, 2016 Thursday, January 28 2016 January 28, 2016 10:40 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow

NEW ORLEANS - The district attorney in New Orleans says a grand jury has indicted 10 people in connection with a wild shootout at a city playground late last year.

Seventeen people were wounded and sent hundreds scrambling from Bunny Friend park in the city's Upper 9th Ward on Nov. 22 during a block party attended by hundreds of people.

District Attorney spokesman Chris Bowman says the 15-count indictment was returned Wednesday. The charges including negligently discharging a firearm and obstruction of justice.

Eleven of the 17 shooting victims were younger than 21. The youngest was a 10-year-old boy. He was shot in the leg.

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