A 3-year-old was hospitalized after being shot multiple times in northwest Indiana.
Officers responded at around 2:45 a.m. to a child who was shot three times at 1700 from East 7th Avenue in Gary, according to a Gary Dawn Westerfield Police spokesperson.
She said the child was taken to hospital by ambulance to receive emergency treatment.
Westerfield said the baby’s mother was at work when the accident happened. The caregiver who was at home with the child was questioned by the police.
The police did not disclose the child’s condition or details about the circumstances of the shooting.