Lt. Michael Keller with Vestavia Hills PD confirms Smith and his daughter were shot in the restaurant's parking lot while Smith was changing his daughter's diaper. The girl is expected to survive, the police department said in a Facebook post.
Vestavia Hills police tell news outlets that the man was about to change the girl's diaper in a auto outside the business when the gun fired a single shot, hitting them both. The girl's injuries weren't considered life threatening.
A man and a baby were accidentally shot outside this Chuck E Cheese in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, on Saturday after a gun went off inside a diaper bag. The gun went off as he picked up or reached inside a diaper bag on the floorboard, Evans said after the incident.
Smith was shot in the chest and the child was shot in the leg. Smith was taken UAB Hospital where he died Monday afternoon.