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Juvenile injured in accidental shooting in Church Point

Posted at 7:20 PM, Jul 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 20:20:32-04

The Church Point Police Department reports responding to a call of a shooting on N. Martin Luther King Dr. in Church Point.

When officers arrived, they learned the victim had been transported to the Acadia St. Landry Hospital by a neighbor. The alleged suspect was no longer at the location.

After investigating, officers learned that the victim was a female juvenile who was accidentally shot by her 13-year-old brother.

The juvenile was shot in the right lower arm. The female was treated and released with non life threatening injuries.

The juveniles were reportedly at a friend's home when the incident occurred.