A 3-year-old girl was shot during a gunfight on Friday between police and 16-year-old male suspect during a drug raid at a West Texas house.
A statement from the Texas Department of Public Safety said Midland police officers were serving a search warrant at the house near Hogan Park in eastern Midland shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Gunfire erupted between the officers and the male teen that wounded the child. She was taken to a hospital, where she was in stable condition, and the teen was taken into custody, DPS Sgt. Oscar Villarreal said Friday. It was unclear if they were related.
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The Texas Rangers found evidence of narcotics trafficking in the house and are investigating the shooting, Villarreal said. He had no other information on the toddler's wounds or her condition.