10-year-old shot in SW Atlanta, police say

Officers were called to a house in the 3000 block of Largo Lane just after 1:30 p.m. and found the child suffering from a gunshot wound.

Credit: Henri Hollis

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Officers were called to a house in the 3000 block of Largo Lane just after 1:30 p.m. and found the child suffering from a gunshot wound.

Credit: Henri Hollis

A 10-year-old was taken to the hospital after being shot Tuesday afternoon in southwest Atlanta, according to police.

Officers were called to a house in the 3000 block of Largo Lane just after 1:30 p.m. in response to a shooting, Atlanta police said in a news release. At the scene, police found the child suffering from a gunshot wound.

No other details have been released about the shooting, including the condition of the child. Investigators are working to determine the circumstances around the shooting. Police did not say if anyone had been detained as part of the investigation.

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