UPDATE 4:04 PM: Temple Police Department Public Information Office Ellen Morton has provided a department news release about a shooting involving two young children in Temple Thursday afternoon.

Morton reports that police responded to a call of shots fired in the 300 block of South 25th Street at 2:31 PM.

When officers arrived, they found a 7-month-old child who they were told had been accidentally shot by a 4-year-old.

The 7-month-old was transported to McLane Children's Hospital. Morton was unable to provide details about the infant's condition.

We are awaiting more details. Meanwhile, Morton asked that anyone who may have information about the shooting contact Temple Police at (254) 298-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-TIPS or (254) 526-TIPS.


Our news partners at KWTX are reporting an accidental shooting that happened around 2:30 this afternoon in the 300 block of South 25th street in Temple. 

A 7-month-old child was shot by their 4-year-old sibling and has been taken to McLane Children's Hospital.

No further information was available as of 3:45 PM. We will update this story as more becomes available.

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