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2d suspect held in New Orleans parade shooting

NEW ORLEANS — A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother’s Day, police said Thursday.

Shawn Scott, 24, was arrested Thursday, Police Chief Ronal Serpas said. He is the brother of Akein Scott, 19, who was arrested Wednesday night in the shooting.

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Both face 20 counts of attempted second-degree murder, and Serpas said investigators believe the Scotts worked together in the shooting.

Police suspect the brothers were involved in a gang and ‘‘engaged in a criminal lifestyle by choice,’’ Serpas said.

Akein Scott appeared before a magistrate judge Thursday, with bond of $10 million.

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