6-month-old grazed by bullet during shooting, police say

ATLANTA — Police say a toddler was grazed by a bullet during a shooting in southeast Atlanta.

It happened in the 600 block of New Town Circle SE on Sunday.

The 6-month-old was taken to a local hospital but was alert and conscious, according to police.


Channel 2's Christian Jennings learned another woman was also grazed by a bullet as she tried to protect the baby.

Police told Jennings about twenty rounds were fired creating a chaotic scene.

Witnesses said several children were outside during the shooting.

"All the kids were in the community, outside and they were running. My granddaughter was running. She grabbed her baby and they were shot and grazed," the victim's grandmother told Jennings.