Six injured in Mardi Gras shooting

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Six people- including an infant – have been hurt after a shooting incident at the Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans, police said Tuesday.

Two suspects were in custody and three weapons allegedly used in the incident were seized. The victims were recovering.

The shootings happened near the Garden District about 1:40 p.m. after the last major parade of the celebration had ended, said police spokesman Bob Young.

The victims were taken to local hospitals. The infant was grazed by a bullet but was not seriously hurt, Young said.