Monday, June 15, 2020

A Weekend Mass Shooting Quick Update

In my prior post, The Politics Of Mass Shootings, I closed by saying:

By the way, as of Sunday evening we were at 11 mass shootings. How many did you hear about? Ask why you didn't.

I scheduled my post for this morning but after checking in this morning it turns out that from Friday to Sunday there were a total of 14 mass shootings in America, three from Louisiana alone. I decided to check out the Louisiana shootings to see what was going on there.

4 men shot, 1 killed in Mid-City shooting, NOPD says

Not much information on this one, just that one is dead and one is in critical condition in New Orleans. The next comes from Lake Charles, described as one of the most violent cities in the U.S..

Lake Charles man arrested following shooting at nightclub on Hwy 90

A total of four people were shot and police later arrested Nathaniel J. Lede. Someone must have snitched because they grabbed him right away. Here is Nathaniel...


The third shooting was in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Five wounded in early Sunday morning shooting in downtown Lafayette

Not many details on this one either as of this morning.

In a weekend full of mass shootings, Louisiana managed to tally three.

14 mass shootings. No media attention.

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