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Boy, 11, charged in unintentional deadly shooting of brother, 9

BATON ROUGE, La. — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has been charged in the unintentional shooting death of his 9-year-old brother in a Louisiana home.

Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely told The Advocate that the older boy is charged with negligent homicide.

Authorities say Chaz Carpenter died shortly after he was shot around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

The name of the boy charged wasn’t released because of his age.

McKneely called the shooting unintentional and says it remains under investigation. Police didn’t release additional details.

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