4-year-old dies after being accidentally shot by 12-year-old sibling

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting in the 7500 block of Glenetta Court at 8:11 p.m. regarding a shooting involving a 4-year-old.

The 12-year-old told detectives that he accidentally discharged a firearm and shot the 4-year-old.

The 4-year-old was transported to the hospital and later died from her injuries.

The juvenile was booked into juvenile detention for Negligent Homicide.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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