6-year-old girl shot at Atlanta apartment complex, police say

Atlanta police are investigating a shooting that left at least one person injured on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers were called to the Abby Ridge Apartments on MLK Jr. Drive just after 5 p.m. to reports of a person shot.

Investigators told Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes that the victim is a 6-year-old girl.

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Police confirmed the victim was alert, conscious and breathing when paramedics transported them to the hospital.

NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene and saw a large portion of the apartment complex sectioned off with police tape.


Police have not commented on what led up to the shooting.

Investigators say they have detained a possible suspect, but have not offered other details.

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