CARENCRO, La. (KLFY) — A one-year-old child in Carencro died from a gunshot wound, according to Carencro Police Department.

On Saturday Oct. 28, shortly after 7 p.m., the officers said the responded to a shooting at 237 Prejean Rd. Upon arrival, officials said a one-year-old child was found with a gunshot wound. The child was taken to a local hospital and later died.

Authorities said they learned the child’s father was handling a gun and a single bullet was fired, hitting the child.

The identity of the child’s father has not been released at this time. Updates will be provided as more information is released.

This incident is still under investigation.

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