Child, 2, hit by gunfire in Memphis

Child, 2, hit by gunfire in Memphis


MEMPHIS (AP) - Police in Memphis say a 2-year-old girl has been struck by a bullet that came into a home.

According to The Commercial Appeal, the stray shot hit the child in an arm and she was taken to LeBonheur Children's Hospital on Wednesday morning with a critical wound.

Police learned soon afterward that another person had also been wounded. Officers located him at Methodist South Hospital and said his wound was not life-threatening.

No other details were immediately available.

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