3-Year-Old Boy Wounded When Shots Fired During Argument in Fort Worth: PD - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

3-Year-Old Boy Wounded When Shots Fired During Argument in Fort Worth: PD

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    Boy, 3, Wounded When Argument Escalates Into Shooting: FWPD

    A 3-year-old is in the hospital after he was shot in Fort Worth. (Published Thursday, July 4, 2019)

    A 3-year-old is in the hospital after he was shot in Fort Worth.

    It happened at about 1 a.m. in the 3100 block of Hanger Avenue. Police say two women were arguing when the brother of one of the women showed up and started shooting.

    One of the women then saw her child was bleeding from a gunshot wound, police said. The child was sitting inside a car during the incident.

    She drove the boy to the emergency room at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth. The child is expected to recover.

    Boy, 3, Wounded When Argument Escalates Into Shooting: FWPD

    [DFW] Boy, 3, Wounded When Argument Escalates Into Shooting: FWPD

    A 3-year-old is in the hospital after he was shot in Fort Worth.

    (Published Thursday, July 4, 2019)

    Iva Dukes, who lives next door, is blind but said she heard everything.

     

    I heard somebody screaming 'No, no, no,' gunshots and then the car pulled off."

    "I heard somebody screaming, 'No, no, no,' gunshots and then the car pulled off," Dukes said.

     

    The shooter, believed to be the brother of one of the women, remains at large as of this writing, police said.

    The identities of those involved have not been released.

    "It needs to stop," Dukes said. "Guns are not toys. They say people kill people. Yes we do. We're killing each other. That's what we're doing. We're killing each other. For nothing."

    This report has been changed to reflect the latest police news release that says the wounded child is a boy and not a girl, as previously reported by police.

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