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Teen facing charges after accidentally shooting 3-year-old brother

3 months 3 weeks 3 days ago Monday, January 24 2022 Jan 24, 2022 January 24, 2022 12:54 PM January 24, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A teenager accidentally shot and wounded a toddler over the weekend in a neighborhood off Lee Drive.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said the shooting happened shortly after noon Saturday on Orchid Street. Police said the shooting involved a 3-year-old and his 16-year-old brother. 

The child is expected to survive.

The teen is facing charges of negligent injuring and illegal possession of a handgun by a juvenile. 

No other details related to the shooting were immediately available. 

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