Teen charged in boy's shooting death - KLFY News 10

Teen charged in boy's shooting death

Jon-Qualon Pitre Jon-Qualon Pitre

A 16 year old suspect has been charged in the shooting death of five-year-old Jon-Qualon Pitre. The suspect has been charged with second degree murder and illegal carrying of a fire arm by a juvenile

Five-year-old Jon-Qualon Pitre, critically injured when he was shot in the head in an incident at his home Thursday, was taken off life support and died at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge Saturday.

This case is still under investigation.



Fund set up for 5 year old shooting victim

A donation fund has been started to help the family of the 5-year-old Opelousas boy fatally shot in an accident last week.

Jon'Qualon Pitre died Saturday at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center after suffering a fatal gunshot wound on Thursday while playing with a gun in his front yard.

The gun belonged to Pitre's 16-year-old cousin. He is currently facing charges for illegal possession of a firearm.

If you would like to contribute to the family to help with medical and funeral expenses, you can do so at any Teche Federal Bank locations with the account number 227-219-97.

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