Despite killing, N.Y. parade marches on

Posted: September 2, 2014 at 3:30 a.m.

Parade participants on stilts and others make their way along Eastern Parkway in the Brooklyn borough of New York during the West Indian Day Parade, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

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

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