Teen accidentally shot, allegedly by another teen, according to police

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A teen was taken to Juvenile Detention after a shooting that left another teen injured, according to police.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported a 15-year-old boy was shot, allegedly by a 16-year-old boy, on Beech Street near Beechwood Drive around midnight. The suspect's name was not released due to his age.

Investigators said the victim's injuries are not considered life-threatening.

They added the suspect faces charges of illegal use of a weapon, negligent injuring, possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), and possession of marijuana.

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