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5th arrest in New Orleans drive-by shooting case

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Posted: Aug 27, 2014 5:05 PM by APNewsNow
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: New Orleans, drive-by, shooting, arrest, Michael Finnie

NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans report a fifth arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and seriously injured a mother and two children

Police said 34-year-old Michael Finnie was arrested Wednesday in Chalmette on two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted first-degree murder. Police said Finnie is believed to be the driver of the vehicle used in the Aug. 10 shooting.

Police have said 33-year-old Terrance McBride was the shooters' target. McBride and 16-year-old Jasmine Anderson were killed. Five others were hit by gunfire including a mother and her sons, ages 2 and 4, who were seriously injured.

Others arrested include the alleged gunmen: 23-year-old Joseph Nelson III and 20-year-old Blair Taylor. Each faces charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.

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