According to, officials with Ascension Parish are investigating the shooting of a 6-year-old boy at a Family Dollar on Highway 74 in Geismar.

It appears to be an accidental shooting by a sibling while they were sitting in a car parked in the Family Dollar parking lot.

The child was taken to OLOL Children's Hospital by airmed, according to APSO.

The condition of the child is not known at this time. More information will be provided as it becomes available with the ongoing investigation.



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