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LAROSE, LA (WVUE) -
A Galliano man was arrested Friday in the shooting death of a South Lafourche High School student.
Neely Gardner, 19, was booked with negligent homicide in the death of 15-year-old Braxton Bourda. Police said Gardner confessed to his involvement after turning himself in to authorities Friday at 1:15 a.m.
The shooting was reported Thursday at 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of East 23rd Street in Larose. Bourda was discovered lying on the side of the road with a gunshot wound to the face. Witnesses told police that multiple subjects dragged Bourda from the middle of the street to the roadside before fleeing the scene on foot.
During questioning, Gardner told detectives that he found a gun on the ground near a house and was trying to unload it when it accidentally fired one round, striking Bourda in the face.