Child injured in early morning shooting on Fairfields Ave.

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BAOTN ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to the scene of a shooting on Sunday morning.

The call came in around 5 a.m. and upon arrival, officers discovered that a child had been shot.

The shooting took place in the 5600 block of Fairfields Ave. and the child sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The injured child was taken to a local hospital.

The investigation into this shooting remains ongoing and more information will be shared as it becomes available.

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