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6-year-old in critical condition after accidental shooting in Ascension Parish

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Posted at 9:09 AM, Oct 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 10:09:10-04

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says that a 6-year-old is now in critical condition after being accidentally shot by a sibling Thursday night.

The incident happened in the parking lot of the Family Dollar on Highway 74 in Geismar.

Deputies say the two siblings were inside a vehicle when the 6-year-old was shot.

The child was transported via air med to Our Lady of Lake Children's Hospital.

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