Former felon arrested for accidental shooting

Friday, February 25, 2011 - 1:38pm

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - A Baton Rouge man has been put in jail for a shooting that occurred on Feb. 2.

On Feb. 24, homicides detectives arrested Jarvize Jarrow, 20, in conjunction with the accidental discharge of a weapon.

While investigating, officers found out that Jarrow was sitting in a vehicle with a few people when he took out a handgun.  While handling it, it accidently went off, striking a juvenile passenger in the head.

The other passengers fled the scene, while Jarrow drove to the car to the 5600 block of Frey Street, abandoning the car and the juvenile in it.

He has been charged with Negligent Injury, Illegal Use of a Weapon, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

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