Teen charged with negligent homicide after accidentally shooting Louisiana man

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a teenager Saturday night after the juvenile allegedly accidentally fired a gun, killing a 22-year-old man.

St. Francisville resident Keyandre Gilmore was reportedly showing the teen a firearm when the teen took hold of the gun and accidentally fired it, according to BRPD spokesperson Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.

The teen shot Gilmore around 7 p.m. at a Coursey Boulevard apartment, and Gilmore was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

Police booked the juvenile into the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center on a negligent homicide charge.

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