Pair arrested after getting 'extremely intoxicated' and shooting 3-year-old

EL PASO COUNTY - Early Friday morning, a pair of men were arrested in El Paso County for getting what the sheriff's office called "extremely intoxicated" and shooting a 3-year-old girl.

El Paso County deputies said Abraham Gutierrez, 26, and Jose Gutierrez, 27, were at a home with others on the 4400 block of Bramble Drive while extremely intoxicated and were "handling a firearm" when it accidentally went off.

Both men have been booked into the Criminal Justice Center Jail on charges of felony child abuse, second-degree assault, illegal discharge of a firearm and prohibited use of a weapon.

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