Police: Child hit by gunfire in accidental shooting

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Police are investigating after a child was shot in southwest Houston. (KTRK)

A 9-year-old child was caught in the gunfire of an accidental shooting, according to police.

Eyewitness News has learned the child was shot in the arm and the leg at a home in the 8000 block of Boone Street.

Houston police said they have a person of interest in custody and are working to get more details on what led to the gunshots.

The child was stable when they were taken to the hospital.

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A 9-year-old child was accidentally shot earlier this evening, Houston police said.

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