NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 12-year-old is in police custody after allegedly shooting a 14-year-old while playing with a loaded gun.
According to a preliminary report from NOPD, a 12-year-old and 14-year-old were playing with a gun when it fired, striking the 14-year-old in the left thigh. The 14-year-old was taken to the hospital, while the 12-year-old was detained by police.
The shooting occurred on April 23, just before around 2:30 p.m. The investigation is on going.
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