The Breaux Bridge Police Department says that an adult was shot by a kid who had a gun in their possession.

The adult was rushed to the hospital and is receiving medical attention for non-life-threatening injuries.

According to the Breaux Bridge Police Dept., the child was playing with a firearm and accidentally discharged it, injuring the adult.

In a Facebook post, the BBPD shared this reminder:

"The Breaux Bridge Police Department would like to remind the public of the importance of firearm safety, especially in households with children. Firearms should always be securely stored and out of reach of children to prevent tragic accidents such as this one. We urge gun owners to take extra precautions to ensure the safety of themselves and those around them."

The shooting in Breaux Bridge happened on March 2, 2023.

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