Stray bullet strikes child

1:06 PM, Jul 9, 2013   |    comments
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COLUMBIA, South Carolina (WIS) -- Bullet shell casings litter the area around Colony Apartments after a 4-year-old girl was wounded in the crossfire between two rival groups Monday around 8 p.m., according to police in Columbia, South Carolina.

CPD arrived at the scene shortly after the shots were fired and discovered the child was wounded while she was watching television.

Investigators say a group of suspects exchanged gunfire with a silver Dodge Charger.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Police spokesperson Jennifer Timmons called the incident a "disgusting crime."

As for the little girl, CPD says she is out of surgery and currently in critical but stable condition at a local hospital.

Police are currently looking for the Dodge Charger.

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