NEW ORLEANS -- The organizers behind the Mother's Day second line parade have scheduled a "re-do" for June 1.
Sunday, 19 people were shot as the Original Big 7 Social Aid & Pleasure Club marched in the 7th Ward. The suspect in the shooting, 19-year-old Akein Scott, is still at large.
The re-scheduled second line will happen at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, along the same route.
Below is the statement from the Original Big 7:
"The Original Big 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club community is deeply saddened by the foolish violence that took place during our annual Mother’s Day’s Parade. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of the victims of this tragedy and their families. We are with them in the struggle for health, wellness, and justice.
"We are proud to announce that we will be doing a Re-Do Mother’s Day Parade On Saturday June 1, 2013 at 1pm on the same exact route. ... We are starting a donation fund for the Original Big 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club to Re-Parade; the donations are to pay for the brass bands and for the victims affected by the violence that accorded on Mother’s Day."