Deputies: Child shot in leg in Fort Bend County

Officials: Child was shot on Nails Road near F.M. 1093

Published On: Feb 23 2013 06:03:50 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 24 2013 11:05:35 AM CST
FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas -

A child was rushed to a  hospital after, deputies said, he was shot in the leg.

The incident occurred around 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon on Nails Road near FM 1093 in Fort Bend County.

Investigators said the child was walking with his grandfather when he told his grandfather something hit his leg.

Officials said the grandfather rushed the boy to a nearby emergency care clinic, and the boy was later transported to the Texas Children's Hospital.

Investigators are working to determine who fired the shot and why.

Anyone with information is asked to call Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at 281-342-TIPS.