NOLA Police ID First Suspect

    New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas present a photo of 19-year-old Akien Scott who is wanted in the Mother's Day shootings during a news conference in front of police headquarters in New Orleans, Monday, May 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

    Akien Scott. (Bill Haber/AP)

     New Orleans police on Monday identified the first suspect in the shooting on Mother’s Day that injured 19 people, including two 10-year-olds. Akein Scott, 19, has been positively identified by more than one witness, police said. Police searched two locations for Scott, both of which are just blocks from the shooting site. Ronal Serpas, New Orleans’s police superintendent, said Scott has been arrested before on charges of firearms possession, narcotics possession, and resisting arrest. Serpas said it was too early to know if Scott was the only shooter.

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