UPDATE: CPS takes custody of children after toddler shot in face

HENDERSON COUNTY - UPDATE: According to DPFS, Child Protective Services took custody of three children on Tuesday after a toddler was shot in the face.

All children are in foster care, and the toddler has been released from the hospital and doing well.

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UPDATE: According to Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse, there will be an arrest after an 21-month-old was shot in the face. 

However, Hillhouse also said that the suspects are related to the child, but because of a seven day waiting period, their identities can not be released at this time. 

There will be more than one arrest in this case. 

Authorities also said that the child is doing "much better", but is still at Children's Hospital in Dallas. 

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Law enforcement officials are investigating after an 21-month-old child was shot in the face at around 11:30 a.m. on Monday in a Henderson County home. 

According to Henderson County Sheriff, Botie Hillhouse, the child was shot in the face while other family members were home and initially taken to ETMC in Gun Barrel City. 

The child is currently at Childrens in Dallas, and authorities from Child Protective Services, the Child Advocacy Center, the Henderson County's District Attorney's Office and the Henderson County Sheriff's Office are working on an investigation. 

Currently, there is no confirmation on whether the incident was an accident or intentional. 

Refresh for updates. 

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