One-year-old toddler in Louisiana shot by sibling in the face

Baton Rouge: In a horrific incident a one-year-old baby was shot in the face by its two-year-old sibling while they were inside a parked car in a north Baton Rouge strip mall on Tuesday at around 7:20pm.

The two adults who were nearby the car rushed the infant to the hospital instead of waiting for an ambulance to arrive at the scene.

Police examined the family’s car outside the hospital before it was towed from the scene for further investigation.

Police spokesman Sgt L’Jean McKneely
told the Advocate that there were two adults around but he’s not sure how the 2-year-old got a hold of the gun.

He also said that the infant has been hospitalized in serious condition at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.

No one has been charged yet. The shooting is still under investigation.