The boy was shot in the head. Moreno had been in a custody dispute with her ex-huband's mother, who contested Moreno's custody. However, after the grandmother did not appear in court to fight for the child, Moreno was awarded custody. The boy's father is serving time in a Florida prison for neglecting to register as a sex-offender.
The boy was injured and taken to the hospital in critical condition. Now the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office has said that the child is not expected to survive the wounds sustained during that gun fire, reports the Houston Chronicle.
"The shooter has been identified as Genesse Ivonne Moreno, a 36-year-old who previously identified as Jeffrey Escalante," The Chronicle reported.
Moreno had posted about a child in her care on her Instagram page.
Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said the blame was on Moreno for having brought the child into harm's way, and for creating that harm.
"That female, that suspect put that baby in danger," Finner said. "I’m going to put that blame on her."
A 57-year-old man who was also injured is expected to survive. He was shot in the leg, or hip.
FBI agents have been searching a home in Conroe that they beleive is connected to Moreno. Moreno is reportedly from El Salvador.
This story has been updated to read that the boy who was shot was Moreno's son and is 7 years old.
Join and support independent free thinkers!
We’re independent and can’t be cancelled. The establishment media is increasingly dedicated to divisive cancel culture, corporate wokeism, and political correctness, all while covering up corruption from the corridors of power. The need for fact-based journalism and thoughtful analysis has never been greater. When you support The Post Millennial, you support freedom of the press at a time when it's under direct attack. Join the ranks of independent, free thinkers by supporting us today for as little as $1.
Remind me next month