FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Two young children remain hospitalized this morning in Fort Worth after being shot at a motel.
The incident happened around 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Dalworth Inn, located in the 800 block of East Felix Street near Interstate-35W.READ MORE: SMU Researchers Help Develop Technology That Allows Cameras To See Around The Corner
The one-year-old and a 4-year-old were both taken to Cook Children’s Medical Center.READ MORE: Dallas Sheriffs Ask Public For Help Finding Missing Seagoville Man
Police continue to investigate but say it appears the one-year-old somehow got hold of a gun that then accidentally discharged. The bullet broke apart, injured the baby and the 4-year-old boy — whose injuries were to the lower part of his body.MORE NEWS: CDC: Public Health Authorities Investigating Additional Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 Omricron Variant
The Crimes Against Children Unit is looking into the shooting, but Fort Worth police haven’t said if anyone is facing charges in relation to the incident.