6-year-old boy accidentally shoots sister, owner of gun sought

6-year-old boy accidentally shoots sister, owner of gun sought

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department are searching for the owner of a gun after an accidental shooting Saturday.

According to police, a 6-year-old boy was playing with a gun at a home in the 4300 block of Denham Street when the gun went off hitting his 3-year-old sister in the face.

The 3-year-old girl was taken to a local hospital. She is expected to survive her injuries.

Police say they are looking for a suspect who fled the scene. They believe that person is the owner of the gun.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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