Man accused of shooting baby in Waco drive-by

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Associated Press

Posted on October 19, 2012 at 8:49 AM

WACO (AP) -- Waco police say a man has been charged in the shooting of a 7-month-old boy during an alleged drive-by attack on a home earlier this month.

Police say 24-year-old Samuel Henry Jr. was charged with causing serious bodily injury to a child. Henry was served with warrant Thursday at the McLennan County Jail, where he had been held since his arrest earlier in the day on charges of driving without a valid license and possession of cocaine.

The baby was shot in the head on Oct. 10. Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton tells the Waco Tribune-Herald the baby is thought to be "somewhat improving."

Henry remained in jail Friday morning. Jail records didn't list an attorney. Bond hasn't been set on the injury to a child charge.
 

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