Young child hurt in drive-by shooting at Haltom City home

The Haltom City Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon at a home in the 3500 block of Eastridge Drive.

At 3:11pm, Haltom City officers were called to the location after dispatch received multiple 9-1-1 calls of gunfire in the area. They found several vehicles and a house struck by bullets.

A young girl inside the house was hit in the leg by one of the gunshots. Medstar EMS transported her to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are working to identify a suspect in this case. At this time, the motive has not yet been identified.

If anyone has information related to this incident, please contact the Haltom City Police at 817-222-7000.

Scene photo: Michael Beard