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Police: Louisiana toddler accidentally shot 8-year-old brother in car

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old Louisiana boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother inside a car.

Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. told news outlets that the Tuesday shooting happened after the boys’ father left a loaded handgun unattended in the car and got out.

The boy was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his upper arm. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Coppola says an investigation is ongoing.