The annual New Orleans Mardi Gras season kicked off with
an exuberant crescendo on Tuesday. this year due to violent
crime and political unrest. Camera crews took photos of
The North Side Skull and Bones gang members in skeleton
costumes scattered around the Terme area to wake people
up for Mardi Gras. As the sun rose and pierced the cracks
in the overcast sky, parade watchers were already taking
their places along the St. Lawrence River. avenue Karl.
Revelers were undeterred by the violence that marred the
glittering weekend parade. A teenager was killed and four
others injured, including a 4-year-old girl, in a shootout that
broke out during a parade on Sunday night. Police quickly
arrested 21-year-old Mansour Mbodj illegally carrying a
firearm and later changed charge second-degree murder.
Officials emphasized Monday that the shooting was an