6-year-old shot in DeKalb County, police searching for suspects

6-year-old shot in DeKalb County, police searching for suspects
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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police are investigating after a 6-year-old boy was shot Saturday afternoon in DeKalb County.

It happened at 3539 Sweetgum Lane. The child was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Police said the shooting stemmed from an altercation between some residents of the boy's home and several suspects.

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The suspects fired multiple rounds into the house and the boy was struck by one of them.

The suspects ran away in an unknown car.

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