A 1-year-old baby is fighting for her life after being shot in the face by her 2-year-old brother.
The horror accident took place in Baton Rougue, Lousiana around 7.00pm Tuesday local time.
Local media say the youngsters were sitting inside a car which was stationary at a shopping centre carpark, when the toddler allegedly found a gun wedged down the side of the driver’s seat.
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The Advocate reports the children’s 23-year-old mother was distracted on her mobile phone at the time of the incident.
She has been arrested and faces a charge of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile.