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Deputies investigate shooting after Labadieville teen ends up on life support

LABADIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

Assumption Parish deputies are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday, leaving a 17-year-old Labadieville boy on life support.

Deputies were called to a home on Violet Street around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they found Dronald Washington shot in the head with a .38 caliber revolver. The person who called in the incident said that Washington was playing with the gun when it went off.

Washington was air lifted to the hospital where he was pronounced clinically dead. 

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Criminal Investigative Division of the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office at (985) 526-1627.

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