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Mardi Gras shooting: Second suspect arrested in New Orleans' Bourbon Street attack

From a security tower above the Mardi Gras crowds, NOPD officers watch the 400 and 500 blocks of Bourbon Street after four people were shot around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Naomi Martin,AP Photo/The Times-Picayune

From a security tower above the Mardi Gras crowds, New Orleans police officers eyed the crowds on Bourbon Street after four people were shot around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013.
Naomi Martin,AP Photo/The Times-Picayune
(CBS/AP) NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a second suspect has been arrested in Saturday night's quadruple shooting during Mardi Gras celebrations on Bourbon Street.

The Times-Picayune reports that 22-year-old Brandon Brown turned himself in at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say Brown was booked with four counts of attempted first-degree murder for his part in the shooting, which happened in the middle of Mardi Gras revelry and left four people hospitalized.

Police have also arrested 22-year-old Deron Bridgewater in connection with the shooting. Bridgewater turned himself in to authorities Monday after he saw himself on television.

Police say they're also seeking a person of interest in the case.

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