accidental shooting

Duck Hunters
Coast Guard
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 17, 2020 - 9:49 pm
Authorities say they had to use a helicopter to rescue a duck hunter who was shot in the back. "The Coast Guard medevaced a man with a gunshot wound near Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Friday," 8th District Public Affairs said in a news release. The call came in just before 10:00am "Watchstanders at Coast...
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Thomas Perumean
November 01, 2019 - 7:24 am
A 13-year old boy was shot in the arm at a home on California Avenue near the corner of 43rd Street in Kenner last night. Kenner Police told WWL-TV the boys found the loaded semi-automatic rifle in a box in a garage and were playing with it when it fired. The 13-year-old who fired the gun...
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December 02, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police say a woman in Louisiana has been accidentally shot in the back by her 2-year-old child. The Shreveport Times reports that the woman was seriously wounded in the shooting early Saturday morning. Police told the newspaper that the woman and her 2-year-old child were in...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 19, 2018 - 6:47 am
Northshore cops say a gun left on a counter in a Livingston home led to a toddler killing himself. "LPSO was dispatched to the 18,000 block of Murphy Estate Lane located in Livingston, LA in reference to a gun shot," Public Information Officer Lori Steele said in a news release. "Upon arrival,...
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Jim Hanzo
July 06, 2018 - 6:53 am
A 4-year-old Chalmette girl died overnight after an apparent accidental shooting, according to St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann. According to Pohlmann, deputies got the call around 9:30 that a child had been shot in the 500 block of Pierre Street. The girl was taken to University Medical...
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A Jefferson Parish teen is dead, and her brother says he accidental shot her in the head. "Sheriff Newell Normand reports, this morning, around ​12:35 am, our officers responded to a report of a female shot at 9220 East Claiborne Parkway in unincorporated Westwego," Colonel John Fortunato said in a...
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