EAST FELICIANA PARISH, LA — Authorities are investigating a shooting involving an eight-year-old .
On August 22 at around 5:07 p.m., the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Department responded to a reported gunshot victim at 1094 Hwy 67/Slaughter La.
The victim was found to have a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene by the East Feliciana Parish Coroners Office.
Preliminary investigations revealed that an eight-year-old boy is the shooter.
An autopsy will be performed tomorrow.
The juvenile has been released to his parents at this time. An investigation is ongoing and additional details will follow. The name of the Juvenile is being withheld because of his age and the identity of the victim is being withheld to also protect the identity of the juvenile.