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Juvenile shooting ruled accidental

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The Opelousas Police Department has ruled a shooting which occurred at 1313 Fern Street a tragic accident.

Police say that juveniles were examining the gun when the gun was accidentally discharged. The 15 year old involved in the shooting did bring the gun to the residence and has subsequently been charged with illegal possession of a firearm by a juvenile.

Investigators have determined the original owner of the gun and are attempting to determine how this juvenile was able to gain possession of it.

The 15-year-old who was shot has was declared brain dead since August 16th.

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