This morning a video of the man responsible for the shooting at a Mother ‘s Parade In New Orleans was released the criminal act left 20 people injured including children, some remained in critical condition, until this afternoon police were working on the suspect’s ID, tonight police revealed that he has been officially identified as 19-0year-old Akein Scott.
Akein Rahamma Scott from New Orleans was seen in the video released early Monday where a crowd gathered for a boisterous second-line parade suddenly scattering in all directions, with some falling to the ground. They appear to be running from a man (Akein) wearing a white T-shirt and dark pants who turns and runs out of the picture.
In other footage Akein Scott in seen watching the grown from one corner, walking a few steps forward, pulled out the gun or guns and began firing several shots, he then fled the crime scene. Medical student Jarrat Pytell who witnessed the whole thing said he saw Akein seconds before he began his shooting rampage.
‘I saw the guy on the corner, his arm extended, firing into the crowd. He was obviously pointing in a specific direction; he wasn’t swinging the gun wildly,’’ Pytell said.
Akien who has a criminal record for illegal carrying of a weapon, illegal possession of a stolen firearm, resisting an officer, contraband to jail, illegal carrying of a weapon while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of heroin is being urged to turned himself in.
‘We would like to remind the community and Akein Scott that the time has come for him to turn himself in. We know more about you than you think we know,’’ he said.
‘‘The people today chose to be on the side of the young innocent children who were shot and not on the side of a coward who shot into the crowd. We are looking for Akein Scott for the rest of the night and tomorrow… and I would strongly recommend that Akein turn himself in.’’
Scott’s victims haven’t been formally identified, so far we know that among them were 10 men, seven women, a boy and a girl, both children aged 10 were grazed and in good condition.
Police investigators suspect Akein didn’t act alone, after all he is talking to another young teenager in the video below, this guy is first seen talking to Akein, secondly he walked away from Scott, he looked back for a second and ultimately stopped as if he prepared himself to watch what Scott will do next, after Akein shoots the first round of bullets he doesn’t seemed to run for safety like everybody else , he does it until the next round of bullets, who is this guy and what does he knows? check this out!
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Akein Scott has been arrested Wednesday night in the Little Woods section of eastern New Orleans