Court docs.: 3-year-old shot baby while adults were in the shower
December 11, 2018 03:37 PM
GALLUP, N.M.- An 8-month-old girl is recovering from a gunshot wound to the face.
According to a criminal complaint, Shayanne Nelson and Tyrell Bitsilly were in the shower at the Zia Motel in McKinley County when Nelson’s three-year-old found a gun and accidentally fired it, hitting the baby.
Nelson said she didn’t know there was a gun in the room. She claimed it must have been left there by a prior occupant.
The baby girl was taken to Gallup Indian Medical Center, where she was listed in critical condition.
Nelson and Bitsilly are facing child abuse charges.
Updated: December 11, 2018 03:37 PM
Created: December 10, 2018 01:45 PM
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