Saints Rookies Take On Mardi Gras

Danny Woods
February 14, 2018

Two people were wounded in the second incident within an hour in the Central Business District, also close to a parade.

The New Orleans Police Department was not able to provide further details on this shooting, other than that it is being investigated as a homicide. While it's not the biggest parade on the Coast, those who attended all agree Bay St. Louis is the place to be on Fat Tuesday.

On Fat Tuesday, the last day of revelry, thousands of people - some in costume, some not - took to the streets to celebrate.

For the second time on Mardi Gras in New Orleans, shots rang out near the city's main parade route. "The person of interest is now in police custody being interviewed".

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St. Mary's principal, Joyce Price, says this is one of the events students circle on their calendars every year. Michael Harrison said some people stepped in to try to break up a fight and shots were fired with one man being shot twice before being rushed to the hospital.

Neighbors living in Citrus Park celebrated Tuesday-Mardi Gras style. That is what Mardi Gras is all about.

Mardi Gras is when you come across alligators - or maybe dragons - from Boston taking photos of two-headed dragons from Wichita, Kansas, in the French Quarter. She says she chose to forego a short skirt because it's cold.

Rex is New Orleans' oldest parading Carnival group.

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