3-year-old shoots self with stolen firearm in Baton Rouge Thursday
UPDATE: Police say the 3-year-old suffered an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the left leg after finding the firearm. The injuries appear to be non-life threatening at this time.
Police have recovered the firearm, which was stolen, according to a BRPD spokesman.
The investigation is ongoing.
BATON ROUGE - Police are currently responding to reports of a 3-year-old being shot Thursday evening.
The incident was reported around 5 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of N. 31st Street. According to authorities, the child was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.
Police say the 3-year-old was shot in the legs. There is currently no further information on the child's condition.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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