(UPDATE) - The investigation has revealed that the victim and suspect were together. There were no issues between the two which led to this incident. Both the victim and suspect are juveniles.
The investigation has determined that the suspect , a17 year old, was handling a handgun when there was an accidental discharge. The bullet struck the victim on the side of his head. The victim is listed in critical but stable condition at an area hospital.
The suspect in this case has been charged with illegal discharge of a firearm, illegal possession of a firearm by a juvenile, possession of stolen property and negligent injury.
(Crowley) - Deputy’s with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting incident at Meadows Apartments just outside of Crowley on Wednesday June 17, 2021.
One individual was struck in the head and is listed in critical but stable condition at a local hospital.
Deputy’s have identified the person involved in the shooting and are continuing their investigation.