Six-year-old in critical-condition after accidental shooting at Ascension Parish Family Dollar

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GEISMAR, La. (BRPROUD) – Ascension Parish officials are investigating the shooting of a 6-year-old boy at a Family Dollar on Highway 74.

A preliminary investigation by the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office revealed that the 6-year-old was accidentally shot by a sibling while sitting in a car in the parking lot.

APSO says, the young boy was sent to OLOL Children’s Hospital via Airmed.

The shooting victim is listed in critical condition, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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