Incident

9-13-2016 Louisiana Gretna (Terrytown) 0-1

Location

September 13, 2016

2148 Esplanade Place
Gretna (Terrytown), Louisiana
Geolocation: 29.9029, -90.0256

Participants

  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age: 9
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured self

Notes

1 inj. in leg. Boy accidentally shot himself. Elina Joseph, 50, was arrested for child desertion.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 8
State House District: 85