Baby shot, killed

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu hugs Tyrianne Thomas, left, and Janae Thomas, relatives of the 18-year-old babysitter that was shot while walking to her grandmother's home with 13-month-old Londyn Samuels in Central City after a vigil for Londyn Samuels and the babysitter in New Orleans, La. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

  • New Orleans police released these pictures from a surveillance showing the suspects in last night's shooting Friday, August 30, 2013.

  • Photo supplied by the mother of 1 year old Londyn Samuels who was killed by an apparent gunshot to the neck.

  • Advocate staff photo by John McCusker -- Police have closed several blocks in Central City in New Orleans during a search for suspects that started before dawn. Two women and a man were taken into custody for questioning.

  • Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER --New Orleans police SWAT teams converged on the corner of LaSalle and Washington before dawn Friday, August 30, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER --New Orleans police SWAT teams converged on the corner of LaSalle and Washington before dawn Friday, August 30, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER --New Orleans police SWAT teams converged on this address near the corner of LaSalle and Washington before dawn Friday, August 30, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Barbara Lacen-Keller, neighborhood civic leader of Councilwoman Stacy Head, right, leads others in consoling Andrea Samuels, the mother of Londyn Samuels, 13 months, that was killed yesterday, while she is held from behind by Keion Reed, the father of Londyn, at a press conference at Cafe Reconcile in Central City. in New Orleans, La. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu holds Janae Thomas, a relative of the 18-year old babysitter that was shot while walking to her grandmother's home at the same spot on Saratoga St. while others speak out against violence during a vigil for Londyn Samuels, 13 months, who was killed and the babysitter in New Orleans, La. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Al Mims holds a sign he says he has to hold to often on the 2800 block of Saratoga where Londyn Smauels, 13 months, was killed yesterday during a vigil in Central City after a vigil for Samuels and her babysitter in New Orleans, La. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- The mother of Londyn Samuels, 13 months, Andrea Samuels, far left, is held by Keion Reed, the father of Londyn who was killed yesterday, while standing next to Glenn Armantrout. CEO of Cafe Reconcile where Andrea works as trainer, and Jatrone Bourgeois during a vigil in Central City for Londyn Samuels and her babysitter where the were both shot on Saratoga St. in New Orleans, La. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- The mother of Londyn Samuels, 13 months, Andrea Samuels, far left, is held by Keion Reed, the father of Londyn who was killed yesterday, while standing next to a memorial during a vigil in Central City for Londyn Samuels and her babysitter where they were both shot on Saratoga St. in New Orleans, La. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Keion Reed, the father of Londyn Samuels who was killed yesterday near the same spot on Saratoga St., is comforted by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landriue during a vigil in Central City for Londyn Samuels and her babysitter where they were both shot on Saratoga St. in New Orleans, La. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.