Kids shot with unsecured gun found at babysitter's home expected to survive

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In a shocking incident, a toddler at an unlicensed daycare facility in Dearborn, Michigan, discovered a gun and accidentally shot a couple of toddlers, ages 2 and 4, on Wednesday.

Investigators believe a toddler accessed a handgun in the home and the weapon discharged, police said.

One child was shot in the shoulder and is expected to recover, while the other suffered an injury to the face and is in stable, but still critical condition. Those children were taken to the police station to be reunited with their parents.

Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad said, "This is a tragedy that affects the entire community and we wish the best for the victims involved".

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The police chief told United States media that the investigation was ongoing and charges were possible.

"This is just tragic that it happened in this way", Escobedo said.

Several other children and adults were in the home when the shooting occurred. Eubanks has six children of her own.

The shooting happened Wednesday morning around 10 a.m.in the 3000 block of Harding Street.

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He said he found it unacceptable the loaded weapons were so close to the kids.

"There was in fact two young children shot", Haddad said.

Eubanks' sister, Escobedo, said she was baffled on hearing about the shooting and didn't know about the gun. She's heard stories about this stuff happening, and she would always say her husband hunts on the weekends, and she would always say, 'Don't you even think you're going to bring a gun into this house.

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