Argument between two family members leads to 2-year-old Texas toddler being slain

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A Central Texas woman is in jail after fatally shooting her two-year-old cousin while arguing with his mother. 

The incident took place Saturday at the accuser’s home in Killen, Texas.

Police say 26-year-old Shayla Dearinge got into an argument with her aunt and tried to shoot her.

At the time, the woman was holding her two-year-old son and was trying to leave.

The bullet ended up striking the toddler who  later died at the hospital.

There is no word yet on what started the argument. Dearing is currently being held with her bond set at one-million-dollars.

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