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2-year-old shot in face

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HARVEY, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a 2-year-old child has been shot in the face.

According to the sheriff's office, the injury is not life-threatening, and the child is being treated at an area hospital.

Authorities say the child's father was putting the child in a car at about 4 p.m. Thursday when he and another man made eye contact. The sheriff's office says the man then began shooting.

A bullet hit the car door, ricocheted and hit the child in the face.

Further details were not immediately available.

The gunman, who was driving a black Nissan Sentra, remains at large.

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