Police: Woman found dead, 10-year-old girl critically injured in DeKalb

The incident took place at a home in the 1800 block of Harmony Hill Court.

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The incident took place at a home in the 1800 block of Harmony Hill Court.

DeKalb County police are investigating after a woman was found dead and a 10-year-old girl shot Saturday morning.

The girl was taken to a hospital in critical condition, police told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The woman, identified as 43-year-old Deborah Jackson, hadn’t been shot, Channel 2 Action News reported, and it wasn’t immediately clear what led to her death.

Police did not release any other information about the incident, which took place around 11:30 a.m. at a home in the 1800 block of Harmony Hill Court.

Neighbors told Channel 2 the family who lived in the home mostly kept to themselves but that they had just had a large birthday party for a child.

No other details have been released by police.

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