Shots Fired: 1 Child Victim Shot In Stomach; Requesting Prayers

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September 25, 2018

Early Tuesday morning, a shooting happened at an apartment complex near Northwest 12th Avenue and Northwest 66th Street. There has been one child victim of the shooting.

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At this time, we are asking our readers to keep the child in your thoughts and prayers as she tries to recover at a local hospital. Many people have expressed their concerns and shared their prayers with the family on social media sites. Will you join us in praying for the family and the young child?

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What Happened

At around 3 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25, in Miami, Florida shots were fired and when police arrived they found a 5-year-old girl with gunshot wounds to the stomach. They found the girl being held by her mother.

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The girl was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. Police say that she is in stable condition. Initially, police believed the girl to be the age of five, but the exact age was not immediately known.

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Miami police officer Kiara Delva said that the young girl was shot inside the apartment by a bullet that went through a window, according to "LOCAL10." At this time, police officers are still investigating the incident and are trying to figure out if the shooting was a drive-by.

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Aside from the girl and her mother, another man was inside the apartment complex and was taken in for questioning, according to reports.

There are no further details available at this time. Will you please keep the young girl in your thoughts and prayers?