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12-year-old shot in the head

A 12-year-old was shot in the head about 10 p.m. April 8 in the 500 block of Klaire Circle in Natchitoches, police report. (Source: Natchitoches Police Department) A 12-year-old was shot in the head about 10 p.m. April 8 in the 500 block of Klaire Circle in Natchitoches, police report. (Source: Natchitoches Police Department)
NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) -

A Natchitoches youth is in critical condition after being shot in the head, authorities report.

The shooting in the 500 block of Klaire Circle in Natchitoches was reported shortly after 10 p.m. April 8, police say.

A woman called authorities after a neighbor knocked on her door and said his brother had been hurt.

The 12-year-old gunshot victim was taken to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center in Natchitoches then flown to University Health in Shreveport, authorities say.

Natchitoches police are investigating the shooting as an attempted homicide.

Authorities ask anyone with any information about the shooting to call police Detective Cpl. Jeff Townson at (318) 357-3852. 

All calls are confidential.  

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