Slaughter, LA (NBC33) — A young boy shot and killed a woman at a Slaughter mobile home park Thursday evening.
The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office says the eight-year-old boy fired one shot, which hit the woman in the head, at just after 5:00 p.m. at the Country Breeze Mobile Home Park off LA 67.
The coroner's office pronounced the woman dead at the scene.
The sheriff's office has not released the names of the victim or the shooter to protect the child's identity.
The child was released to his parents. The investigation is ongoing, and no charges have been filed. An autopsy of the victim will be performed Friday.