A two-year-old boy has shot his one-year-old sibling on the face inside a parked car in front of a mall. Although it was not clear how the boy got hold of the gun, two adults were present at the time of the shooting, police said.
The police told The Advocate the infant has been hospitalized in serious condition at a medical centre in a north Baton Rouge.
Emergency medical services were called at 7:23pm, but the adults chose to drive the injured child to the hospital rather than wait.
The shooting is still under investigation.