Colorful floats fill streets for NYC West Indian Day Parade, marred early on by nearby slaying

  • by: JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 1, 2014 - 10:30 PM

NEW YORK — Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway.

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