A Florida mom is facing charges after she allegedly left her infant alone in a crib to go to the bar on Thanksgiving night.

Victoria Hidalgo, 37, of Port Charlotte, is accused of firing a gun into the front door of her home on Thanksgiving evening, according to deputies.

A woman reported receiving a call from Hidalgo. She said Hidalgo sounded like she was under the influence of alcohol and said she shot a gun inside the house.

When the said woman went to check on Victoria Hidalgo's house, she realized Hidalgo's car was missing and a gunshot was lodged in the front door, according to WFLA.

When deputies arrived, they were allowed into the house. In a statement, they said they discovered an unsupervised toddler in a crib.

The New York Post said the baby was placed in the care of a family member while police searched for Hidalgo.

She was discovered in the passenger seat of a car driven by Robert Sampson, 49, that had been pulled over. While being questioned, Hidalgo's eyes were allegedly bloodshot and watery, her breath smelled of alcohol, and her speech was slurred.

Sampson told authorities that he had just met Hidalgo at the Paddywagon Irish Pub and that he did not know who she was. He stated that she was going to attempt to drive home while intoxicated and that he was attempting to safely transport her home. According to investigators, he was unaware of the scenario inside her residence.

When Hidalgo was questioned, police claim her eyes were bloodshot and watery, her breath smelled of alcohol, and her speech was slurred.

In a statement obtained by Kiro 7, Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell said: “There is no excuse for an infant to be left home alone, nor is there a good explanation for the discharge of the firearm. It is clear that this woman’s priorities are way out of order, and I hope this experience serves as a wake-up call for her.”

Hidalgo was arrested on suspicion of child neglect without causing grave bodily injury. She was arrested and brought to the Charlotte County Jail, where she is being held on a $3,500 bond.

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