UPDATE: 5-year-old shot in N.O. East was accidental; charges pending

UPDATE: 5-year-old shot in N.O. East was accidental; charges pending
NOPD cruiser (Source: Weston, Kelly)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The New Orleans Police Dept. says a 5-year-old who was shot Friday night in New Orleans East was an accident.

The shooting happened in the 4900 block of Wright Road.

Police say the child is recovering and is in stable condition.

A decision as to whether any charges will be brought related to the incident will be made after consultation with the Orleans Parish District Attorney.

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