Authorities in southwestern Louisiana said an 11-year-old boy shot his 39-year-old relative with bullets.
The boy was arrested for second degree murder charges in the death of Andrew LaFleur III of Moss Bluff, the office of the Mayor of Calcasio Parish said.
The statement did not mention the possible motive for the shooting, which took place around 5 pm. The two are at a house in Moss Bluff.
The boy’s name and his relationship with the dead were not released because it happened.
The statement said that the investigation is continuing and no further information is available.