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Toddler is shot when father took her along to buy drugs

By Mason White 4:52 PM January 18, 2017
Tyrone Randolph
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A father was arrested after his daughter was shot during a drug deal that went wrong.

The man of South Carolina, took his 2-year-old daughter along with him when he went to buy drugs.

The decision landed his child in the intensive care unit at a hospital.

Tyrone Randolph, 33, was charged with unlawful neglect of a child, after he and his drug dealer got into a fight, guns were fired.

According to the arrest report, a fight between Randolph and the drug trafficker ended in a shootout. He was not injured, but his daughter was hit by a bullet in the neck.

Authorities said that Randolph’s daughter was in the backseat of his vehicle at the time of the horrific incident. She was taken to the Columbia children’s hospital, where she is being treated.

Randolph has a rap sheet that includes charges such as robbery, resisting arrest and a number of drug charges.

If convicted on charges of putting his daughter in danger, Randolph faces up to 10 years in prison.