BALTIMORE – Police say two small children were injured Monday after being struck by stray bullets from a nearby shooting while wading in a baby pool in West Baltimore, WBAL-TV reported.
Neighbors told WBAL-TV that the toddlers were playing in the wading pool outside an apartment at about 10 p.m. when they were hit.
The children, ages 2 and 3, were taken to Johns Hopkins Children's Center. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said
One child was shot in the torso and the other in the leg, according to authorities. Police have made no arrests.
Witnesses told WBAL-TV that the shooting was up the street, away from where the children were playing, and that as many as 11 shots were fired.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.