Grandmother accidentally shot and killed by grandson in Plaquemine

PLAQUEMINE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - A Plaquemine woman has died after authorities said her grandson accidentally shot her Thursday evening. 

According to authorities, the victim has been identified as 67-year-old Kathleen DuPont Fulton. Authorities said her grandson,19-year-old Blaise Horton, was in possession of handgun that accidentally discharged. The bullet first hit a dog and then hit Fulton. 

Horton has been taken into custody on a charge of negligent homicide. 

Updates on the incident will be provided as more information becomes available. 





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