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Shreveport police investigate child's death

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SHREVEPORT, La. -

Shreveport Police are investigating the city's thirteenth homicide of the year.

It happened in Shreveport's Ingleside neighborhood. Police and fire crews were called to the 3000 block of DeSoto Street around 4:30 Friday afternoon for a medical emergency. Authorities say a 3 year-old little girl was found dead by her mother in the back seat of the family's car. Police say that all of the windows in the car were rolled up and they have reason to believe that the child may have been left in the car between 15 and 19 hours.

Right now, police are treating the child's death as a homicide and are interviewing family members. No arrests have been made and no charges have been filed. Police haven't released the name of the victim.

The case remains under investigation.

Stay with KTBS 3 News for updates as they become available.  

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