UPDATE: The Baton Rouge Police Department says that the shooting happened on the 2700 block of Erie Street and detectives arrested Kiante Hawkins for negligent injury. The police say that one child grabbed the unattended gun and accidentally shot the four-year-old.
ORIGINAL STORY: BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an accidental shooting involving a child.
A four-year-old was accidentally shot on Thursday and brought to the hospital.
The police say that the child’s injuries are non-life-threatening.