Incident

2-09-2015 Louisiana Lake Charles 1-0

Location

February 09, 2015

Arsene Road
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Geolocation: 30.2786, -93.0727

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Alexis Mercer
  • Age: 3
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child killed self

Notes

Calcasieu Parish, Lebleu Settlement. Father cleaning guns forgot to put them away before going to work - child finds gun, accidentally shooting self

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 25
State House District: 37