Police: Brother of parade shooting suspect arrested
NEW ORLEANS - Police say they have arrested a second suspect in the shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother's Day.
Police Chief Ronal Serpas identified the second suspect as 24-year-old Shawn Scott, brother of 19-year-old Akein Scott.
Akein Scott was arrested Wednesday night. Serpas says Shawn Scott was arrested Thursday.
Both face 20 counts of attempted second-degree murder.
Akein Scott appeared before a magistrate judge Thursday. His bond was set at $10 million.
Serpas says four additional people have been arrested and charged with harboring the suspects.
Serpas says investigators believe the Scotts worked together in the shooting.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Mayor stumped over asphalt found in sewer station
Despite busy week, police chief says violent crime down in Baton Rouge
Minor injuries reported after school bus crash on Hooper Road
Capitol Area Reentery Coalition Job and Resource Fair
Tech education night classes to be hel din Livingston Parish