Child Critically Injured in Accidental Shooting

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DALLAS, TX -- It’s never easy to hear stories about children getting hurt; this one is no exception.

Dallas cops say a one-year-old girl was critically shot Friday night at an apartment complex located on the11500 block of Ferguson Road.

DPD says it was an accidental shooting, but cops arrested the girl’s uncle and charged him with injury to a child. 34-year-old Elliott Stricklin remains behind bars. His bond is set at $25,000.

Few details were given about the incident like how the child was shot, or what the uncle was doing with a gun before it went off.

We do know the child underwent surgery at a local hospital this morning. Here’s hoping she has a full recovery.