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Accidental shooting sends 11-year-old child to the hospital

POINTE COUPEE PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

A child is in serious condition after an accidental shooting on Friday in Pointe Coupee Parish.

On Carver Street, near New Roads, deputies say that a 14-year-old was trying to show a gun to an 11-year-old when the gun fired off and hit the 11-year-old.

The Point Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office tells us that the child was airlifted to a Baton Rouge hospital, and is expected to recover from their injuries.

Deputies are still investigating, but we were also told that no charges are expected to be filed at this time.

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