• Girl wounded by stray bullet in shooting that critically injured man

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    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A 24-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot at a cookout Sunday.

    The incident happened on Scarbrough Drive off Covington Highway.

    Police said the man was standing outside a car in the street when a group of people he had been fighting drove by and shot at him several times. During the gunfire, a stray bullet pierced a home and grazed the ankle of a 10-year-old girl inside the house.

    The man was taken to Grady Hospital in critical condition. The girl suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

    No arrests have been made but police said they are following leads. 

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