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New Orleans Mother's Day Parade Shooting Update: Shawn Scott, ID'd as second suspect, arrested

New Orleans police are looking for as many as three men accused of opening fire at a Mother's Day parade, wounding 19 people. Surveillance video released by police shows the gunman moments before he started shooting. Mark Strassmann reports.

Police looking for up to 3 men in New Orleans parade shooting
Surveillance video released by police shows the gunman moments before he started shooting.
Photo from surveilance video released by NOPD
(CBS/AP) NEW ORLEANS - Police say they have arrested a second suspect in the shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother's Day.

PICTURES: New Orleans Mother's Day Parade Shooting

Police Chief Ronal Serpas identified the second suspect as 24-year-old Shawn Scott, brother of 19-year-old Akein Scott who was arrested Wednesday night.

Serpas says Shawn Scott was arrested Thursday.

According to CBS affiliate WWLTV, the brothers have ties to local neighborhood gangs that police say are connected to other crimes.

The Scott brothers were reportedly arrested thanks to tips and witnesses accounts. Investigators believe they worked together in the shooting.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said, "The people of New Orleans have chosen to be with us instead of the cowards who fired into the crowd."

WWLTV reports four others - Justin Alexander, 19; Bionca Hickerson, 22; Nakia Youngblood, 32; and Brandy George, 28 - were arrested for harboring Akein Scott.

Akein Scott appeared before a judge Thursday and his bond was set at $10 million. Both face 20 counts of attempted second-degree murder.

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