A 2-year-old girl was shot over the weekend and now two people face charges in connection to the incident, police said.
The San Diego Sheriff’s Department started investigating the case around 11:15 a.m. on Oct.3, when the toddler’s mom brought the child to Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in Santee, according to FOX 5.
Cops say the girl is expected to survive, and that she was shot in the leg, FOX 5 reported.
Detectives went to a home in the 24200 block of Sargeant Road in Ramona, California, where police say the shooting happened, according to FOX 5.
The sheriff’s department said the toddler’s injuries were the result of negligent handling of a handgun by residents at the house, FOX 5 reported.
Roman Estrada, 18, was arrested on suspicion of negligent discharge of a firearm and child endangerment, according to FOX 5.
Victoria Tejeda, 20, was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, FOX 5 reported.