Airgun shooting 'tragic accident'
The Normacot Hotel has been sealed off
The shooting of a three-year-old girl in a pub in Stoke-on-Trent has been described as a "tragic accident".
Officers have said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident at the Normacot Hotel.
Doctors contacted police after the girl was taken for emergency treatment for what looked like a head wound caused by an air gun pellet.
Police have spoken to another child who was in a bedroom with the girl at the time and a weapon has been recovered.
The girl has been taken to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham where her condition on Tuesday evening is described as stable.
Police said the girl was in a bedroom in a private area of the pub when Monday evening's incident took place.
Det Insp Wayne Jones described it as a "sensitive inves
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