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Toddler shot in Baton Rouge, suspect arrested

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the accidental shooting death of a 2-year-old.

Police say Travin Varise was accidentally shot Monday as 18-year-old Terrance Varise played with a handgun.

The toddler was transported to a local hospital where he died early Tuesday.

Terrance Varise was arrested and booked with negligent homicide, cruelty to a juvenile and felon in possession of a firearm. 

Police say they were not sure about the relationship between the victim and shooter. 

It was unclear whether Terrance Varise has an attorney.

 

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