A 7-year-old girl was shot Friday evening while sitting on the couch of her DeKalb County home, police said.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

7-year-old girl shot while sitting inside DeKalb home

A 7-year-old girl was shot Friday evening while sitting on the couch of her DeKalb County home, police said.

The child, who has not been identified, was struck by a bullet that was fired outside the home along Satellite Boulevard just after 11 p.m., DeKalb police Sgt. J.D. Spencer said.

The girl was taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition.

Investigators marked at least three bullet holes that were fired into the home’s front door and another four that were shot through two windows.

A young girl was injured Friday evening when several shots were fired into her DeKalb home.

Nobody is in custody and it’s unclear why the home was targeted.

The police investigation is ongoing.

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In other news: 

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. at the Texaco station along Windy Hill Road near the Interstate 75 on ramp.

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