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New Orleans police arrested a suspect accused of killing a 5-year-old at a birthday party last year.

Officers say 19-year-old Tyron Harden is one of three shooters who opened fire on Simon Bolivar Avenue last May.

Briana Allen, 5, and Shawanna Pierce, 33, died.

A 10-year-old and two men were injured.

The N.O.P.D. arrested Harden Monday in New Orleans East.

The department says Harden is a member of the “Young Mafia Fellaz” and an associate of the “110′ers” street gang.

Officers have made two other arrests in the case.

Leo Riles turned himself in days after the shooting.

70198926-29225057-400225[1]The search is on for a group of men police say fired shots into a crowd of people and killed a 5-year old girl and a woman driving by.

It happened around 5:30 Tuesday in the 1200 block of Simon Bolivar in Central City.

Investigators say two groups of men got into a shoot out while a birthday party was being held nearby.

The birthday boy suffered non-life threatening wounds.

The five year old girl died from a gunshot wound in her stomach.

The woman driving by was struck in the head by a stray bullet. She died at the scene.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas were on the scene. Both were outraged by the shooting.

“What are you going to do about a bunch of irrational uncaring bunch of thugs that open fire on a street with tons of people around,” Landrieu said.

“My grand baby was on my leg holding my leg but I didn’t know she was shot though. When she turned around all her guts was coming out and stuff,” the girl’s grandmother said.

In all there were five victims.

The 8-year old birthday boy and two adult males are expected to recover from their injuries.

Mayor Landrieu and Superintendent Serpas are asking anyone with information in the case to call Crimestoppers, at (504) 822-1111.

New Orleans Police say five people – including two children, a seven-year-old girl and and eight-year-old boy – were shot Tuesday afternoon near Simon Bolivar Avenue and Erato Street in Central City.

The two children were both taken to the hospital. The seven-year-old girl was shot in the abdomen and was taken into surgery. The eight-year-old boy is listed in stable condition.

One of the adult victims was a woman who was driving by the scene of the shooting. She was killed by a stray bullet.

Two young adult males were also shot. Their injuries are considered non-life-threatening.

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