DeKalb County

12-year-old girl shot in DeKalb County; 2 people in custody, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb County police said a 12-year-old girl was shot during a fight between her mother and someone they knew.

The shooting happened around 12 p.m. at an apartment complex on Central Drive. Officers found the child suffering from a gunshot wound and rushed her to the hospital. Her condition has not been released.

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Investigators determined that the victim, who has not been identified, was shot during a fight between her mother and two other people. Those two people, who also have not been identified, were taken into custody.

NewsChopper 2 was over a nearby Citgo, where several officers had gathered in the parking lot and surrounded a car. It’s unclear how that scene was related.

Police said charges will be determined when they finish their investigation.