Mother shot by 5-year-old in Baton Rouge, police investigating

BRPD unit (Source: WAFB)
BRPD unit (Source: WAFB)
Published: Apr. 21, 2022 at 6:36 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 21, 2022 at 6:37 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Authorities with the Baton Rouge Police Department are investigating after a reported shooting involving a mother and her child Thurs., April 21.

A spokesman with BRPD confirmed the shooting happened around 2:15 a.m. at Ardendale Oaks Apartments located at 2136 Lobdell Blvd.

Police say it is believed a female victim was shot in her lower leg by her 5-year-old child.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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