Six teens shot in Marrero

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Posted on February 20, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Updated Sunday, Oct 13 at 11:37 PM

MARRERO, La. - Six teens - between the ages of 13 and 19 - were injured as dozens of shots were fired in a Marrero neighborhood Monday night.

None of the victims had injuries that appeared to be life-threatening, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

The incident occurred around 8 p.m. in the Lincolnshire neighborhood near Sayers and Constantine Drive. The Sheriff's Office reported receiving numerous 911 calls reporting the gunshots fired.

Neighbors reported hearing 30-40 shots fired. Detectives said they found AK-47 & 45 caliber casings scattered across the street and in yards of homes.

Some of the victims told police that they were hanging out, waiting for a ride to the parades, when shots rang out, according to the JPSO.

The 13 year-old from Marrero was shot multiple times.  He was transported to University Hospital where his injuries, according to attending physicians did not appear to be life-threatening.  The remaining victims were identified as Akili Dailey, 17, Iren Paul, 18 of Marrero, Davanti Butler, 19 of Marrero, a16 year-old from Marrero and a 16 year-old from Harvey.   

The JPSO said none of the victims could give a description of the shooters.
 

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