Person Carrying AR-15 Arrested Near Pride Parade Route


The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a person who was carrying what appeared to be an AR-15 and a handgun near the Pride Parade route on Saturday.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, Cody Jackson, 25, was arrested at the corner of Royal and Barracks Street around 7 p.m. on Saturday. In Lousiana, it is illegal to carry a firearm within 1,000 feet of a parade route.

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According to several commenters on Facebook, Jackson frequently open carries in that area.

No one was shot or injured, and the NOPD states that there were no threats of a shooting made.

This is a breaking news story and may be updated.

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  1. The picture makes it look as if this man (the police officer) is the one who was arrested

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