Teen arrested after shooting brother with pellet rifle

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Iberia Parish authorities say a 15-year-old was arrested after he shot his brother in the chest with a pellet rifle.

Deputies say the two brothers were arguing with one another when the 15 year old shot the 17 year old in the chest area.

The 15 year old was charged with aggravated battery.

Detectives say the 15 year old suspect could face further charges.

The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Assumption Parish Juvenile Detention Center where he is being currently held.


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