EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE — East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Deputies are investigating an accidental shooting of a 8-year- old in near Baker.
They say it happened around 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of Old Rafe Mayer Road.
Deputies say the child's 12-year-old brother found a gun at inside the home. When he grabbed the gun off the shelf it went off. The 8-year-old had non life threatening injuries.
The 12-year-old is charged with negligent injuring.