Incident

5-05-2017 Louisiana Houma 1-0

Location

May 05, 2017

3600 block of Thomas Drive
Houma, Louisiana
Geolocation: 29.5951, -90.6706

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 8
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured self
  • Assault weapon (AR-15, AK-47, and ALL variants defined by law enforcement)

Notes

Child pulled trigger of loaded rifle in trunk of car, shot self in leg.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 7.62 [AK-47]
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 20
State House District: 53