41 shots fired at apartment; stray bullets narrowly miss 1-year-old

Dec 21, 2017

Stray bullets from a shooting at an East Point apartment complex narrowly missed a 1-year-old as the child sat in his walker, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Police recovered 41 shell casings after gunfire erupted Tuesday night outside the Hidden Cove apartment complex, the news station reported.

MORE: Mother says shooting sent stray bullets into home, barely missed 1-year-old

"The bullet holes are in our curtains," the child’s mother, Latoya Brown, said. "There's a bullet here where it came through the blinds." 

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Brown said she ducked as the bullets flew through her living room, bedroom and kitchen.

Police are searching for the people who opened fire on an East Point apartment complex. A 17-year-old was injured. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Police are still searching for the shooters. Brown’s 17-year-old neighbor was hit in the side, Channel 2 reported. His condition has not been released. 

The shooting left Brown fearing for her family’s safety. 

"I know from experience how it feels to bury a child,” she said. “So to think I could have buried my 1-year-old, that was just heartless.” 

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