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May 12, 2013 10:02 PM by Associated Press

19 New Orleans shooting victims included 2 kids

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is urging witnesses to come forward after gunmen opened fire on a neighborhood Mother's Day parade.

At least 19 people were wounded, three of them seriously.

A news release says that the wounded included 10 men, seven women, a boy and a girl. The children were both 10 years old.

The release says two people were in surgery Sunday. Many of the victims were grazed and most of the wounds were not life-threatening.

The FBI says that the shootings appear to be street violence, and not terrorism-related.

The shooting happened just before 2 p.m. Sunday during a second-line parade organized by the social club called The Original Big 7.

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