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2 more arrests in shooting that killed 2

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New Orleans police say a third man and a woman have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and injured five, seriously wounding two boys and their mother.

A news release says 23-year-old Joseph Nelson III is accused of being one of two gunmen who fired into a group on Aug. 10. Police say 25-year-old Ashley Shorts allegedly helped one of those two avoid detection.

Police say Nelson was booked Monday with two counts of first-degree murder and five of attempted first-degree murder, and Shorts was booked with conspiracy to obstruct justice.

Police booked two men last week -- one on the same charges as Nelson, and the other as a principal to those crimes, for allegedly providing the car and a gun.

 
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