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10-year-old wounded in Georgia apartment shooting

March 8, 2018

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A 10-year-old girl was shot and wounded while she was asleep in her bed outside Atlanta.

DeKalb County police Lt. Lonzy Robertson tells The Atlanta Journal-Constriction the shooter fired several rounds into an apartment building Wednesday night before fleeing the scene. He says one bullet crashed through a window and struck the child. The girl is in stable condition with minor injuries.

The police lieutenant says the motive behind the attack is unknown and the investigation is ongoing. The shooter wasn’t identified.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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