3-year-old New Orleans toddler Autumn Barthelemy shoots self with brother’s gun –

New Orleans shooting death of Autumn Barthelemy – Obituary

18-year-old Donell Barthelemy was placed under arrest after arrest after his 3-year-old sister got his revolver and fatally shot herself, according to authorities. The toddler has been identified as Autumn Barthelemy.

Officers responded to reports of a gunshot in the 400 block of Burgundy Street shortly before 3:50 p.m.

Officers discovered a 3-year-old child, subsequently named as Autumn Barthelemy, with a gunshot wound. The girl was transferred to the hospital, where she died later.

According to authorities in New Orleans, the girl’s brother, 18-year-old Donell Barthelemy, admitted to leaving his pistol behind the toilet earlier that day.

According to the police report, Barthelemy stated that when his younger sister went to use the restroom, he heard the gunshot and discovered his sister was wounded in the head.