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3 kids, including baby, shot to death at Texas City apartment

January 4, 2019

Three children, including a baby, were found shot to death at a Texas City apartment Thursday evening and police are looking for a person of interest linked to the deaths.

The children and a woman wounded in the shooting were found after a welfare check around 6:15 p.m. to the Pointe Ann Apartments in the 1200 block of 10th Street, authorities said.

The slain kids were identified as an infant, a toddler and a 5-year-old, according to a Texas City Police Department news release.

The woman was rushed to University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston with a gunshot wound to the head. She is in stable condition.

Detectives identified 27-year-old Juniad Hashim Mehmood as a person of interest in the deaths. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.

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