Louisiana teens beat 7-year-old girl leaving her with traumatic brain injury

Shreveport, LA – According to the Shreveport Police Department, this incident occurred on Nov. 25.

It happened in the 1600 block of Fullerton Street.

Shreveport Police Department officers responded to a hospital on reports of a 7-year-old child with a brain injury.

The responding officers discovered that 5 children and their uncle were present in the apartment. 

The uncle went to check on the children and found the 7-year-old female victim unconscious.

The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Doctors said the girl suffered traumatic brain injury.

During an investigation, authorities discovered that two teens (13-year-old and 14-year-old) were inside the apartment with 5-year-old and two 7-year-olds.

The two teens then locked one 7-year-old and the 5-year-old inside of a closet and started beating the 7-year-old girl.

Both teens were arrested and taken into custody.

They are now charged with Second-Degree Battery. 

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.