Caitlyn Smith has been charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.
According to the sheriff's office, Smith was playing with what she thought was an unloaded gun and was taking pictures with it when it fired.
The shooting happened in the 18200 block of Chisholm Trail near Rankin Road Tuesday evening.
@HCSOTexas units are at 18200 blk of Chisholm Trail. Very preliminary report indicates a 10-yr-old has been shot. Child has been transported by ambulance, unk. condition. Circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown. I’ll be en route to the scene. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/BgfhmllHeF— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) February 25, 2020
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the child is in serious condition but is expected to make a full recovery.
The incident remains under investigation.