POSTED: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 5:15pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 5:19pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Three people have been killed within the Baton Rouge city limits this month due to accidental shootings. In each case an arrest has been made.
The latest arrest is Tyler Washington, 19, for the accidental shooting of Trevon Wilson, 18. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the two were passing a gun amongst each other on Sunday, Jan. 20 when it discharged and struck Wilson.
Wilson was taken to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
The next day, on Monday, Jan. 21, a 2-year-old child was shot and killed by his older brother. Five days later a 17-year-old was accidentally shot and killed by his 16-year-old friend.