10 people shot after Bogalusa Mardi Gras parade

Published: Mar. 3, 2022 at 3:22 PM CST|Updated: Mar. 3, 2022 at 3:59 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Ten people were shot following the MCCA Mardi Gras parade in Bogalusa on Feb. 26, police say.

The shooting happened around 6:28 p.m. at the intersection of MLK Drive and East 4th Street.

The injuries range from minor to serious. Nobody has died.

Several vehicles and a storefront were damaged by gunshots.

Police say Less Dillon, 41, opened fire at a group of people in front of a store. The shooting began as a domestic dispute and most of the victims were unintended bystanders, police say. Bystanders reportedly returned fire. Dillon was seriously injured and was airlifted to a hospital.

After being released from the hospital, Dillon was arrested and is being held on multiple charges pending transport back to Bogalusa.

Dillon has been arrested 18 times since 2003 on a variety of charges, including domestic violence, weapons, and narcotics charges.

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