NOPD announce arrest of man who killed 12-year-old at graduation party, shot two others

Today, the New Orleans Police Department held a press conference following a gruesome weekend of shootings.

During the conference, NOPD announced the arrest of 20-year-old Dantrell Brown for a shooting that took place during a graduation party on the 500 block of Delery Street that resulted in two people shot and 12-year-old Todriana Peters dead.

Brown was arrested for two counts of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.

Police have since arrested four additional people for their involvement in the incident.

Over the weekend, nine people were shot in a mass shooting at a pool party in the Seventh Ward with one woman in critical condition.

Police released surveillance footage from the pool party shooting asking for help identifying those involved.

In 2021 alone, there have been four shootings and seven carjackings in the Seventh Ward.

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