MIDLAND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A 3-year-old girl has been shot in a gunfight between police and 16-year-old male suspect during a drug raid at a West Texas house Wednesday night.
The Texas Department of Public Safety said Midland police officers were serving a search warrant at a house near Hogan Park in eastern Midland around 9:30 p.m. Jan. 22 when a gunfight ensued with the teenage suspect that wounded the child.READ MORE: Watch: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Increasing Criminal Penalty For Human Smuggling | Live @1:30pm
Luis Gomez, the father of both the teen and the 3-year-old girl, said his son was shot in the arm and his daughter was shot in the back during the search warrant.READ MORE: Texas Gov. Abbott Adds Property Tax Relief; Constitutional Amendment On Bail To 3rd Special Session Agenda
DPS Sgt. Oscar Villarreal said Friday the girl was in stable condition at a hospital and the teen was taken into custody.
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