Three Children Killed, Two Others Shot in Less Than 24 Hours in North Texas

Three juveniles were killed, and two others were shot in separate shootings across North Texas on Sunday, officials said.

Two victims who died were 17, and one other was 5. Two children who were wounded but expected to survive are 18 months old and 5 years old.

The shootings happened in separate incidents in Fort Worth, Denton County and Dallas.

Here’s what we know about each shooting involving juvenile victims:

Fort Worth 

Officials identified two victims who died in a drive-by shooting in Fort Worth as 5-year-old Rayshard Scott and 17-year-old Jamarrien Monroe.

An 18-month-old boy was also injured in the incident but is expected to survive, police said.

Police on Sunday said they responded to the shooting around 2:15 p.m. in the 8500 block of Steel Dust Drive in the northern area of the city. Officers arrived and found the three victims at the home where the shooting was reported, police said.

The victims were transported to a hospital, where Scott and Monroe died.

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SOURCE: WFAA, Ryan Osborne