A Baton Rouge woman has been arrested after allegedly shooting a man on accident while playing with a handgun then lying to investigators about it.
Baton Rouge police said Mekiyah Davis, 17, was arrested Tuesday night on charges of negligent injury and obstruction of justice.
The report said Davis was playing with a gun when she accidentally fired a shot that hit an 18-year-old man in the torso. The victim was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries
Davis also made false statements to investigators to try and avoid being connected to the incident, police said. She's being held at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.