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Two-year-old shot on the West Bank

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New Orleans -- Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting that left a 2-year-old boy injured. The incident occurred Thursday around 4:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of Apache Drive in Harvey. 

Police say that the father of the two-year-old was putting the child in a car when he made eye contact with the shooter. The shooter, who was standing nearby, fired at the car, trying to shoot the father. The father was not struck but the child suffered a gunshot wound to the face. The child was transported to Ochsner West Bank with a non-life threatening injury. 

We will provide more information when it becomes available. 

 

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