Police say 1-year-old accidentally shot by another child in car

Police say 1-year-old accidentally shot by another child in car

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an accidental shooting involving two children Tuesday.

Police said a 2-year-old accidentally fired a handgun, striking a 1-year-old child in the face.

They added the two children were in a car parked in a parking lot near the intersection of Greenwell Springs and North Foster at the time of the shooting.

Officials said the victim was taken to the hospital in a personal vehicle.

Emergency crews were initially called out to the intersection of North Foster and Florida but did not find a victim there.

Details are limited at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.

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