BRPD Investigates Shooting Of 8-Year-Old Boy

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Police: 8-year-old shot by 2-year-old brother Tuesday afternoon

ICYMI: The Baton Rouge Police Department says a child was shot by his younger brother after their father left them unattended in a car with a fully loaded handgun. ****** FULL STORY: http://www.wbrz.com/news/police-8-year-old-shot-by-2-year-old-brother-tuesday-afternoon

Posted by WBRZ Channel 2 on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

An eight-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the upper arm Tuesday afternoon on Victoria Drive.

WBRZ News 2 reported Wednesday the boy was shot by his 2-year-old brother.

The child was taken by private vehicle to Baton Rouge General in Mid-City, but that facility no longer has an emergency room. He was subsequently transported by EMS to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center for treatment.

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