Thursday 23 November, 2017

11-year-old hit by stray bullet

Central Division police are investigating how an 11-year-old girl was shot in the abdomen on Saturday night.

The girl was in a bedroom at her Boodram Street, Cunupia home, when around 9pm that night, several explosions were heard.

The young girl then told her mother that she had been shot and blood was seen coming from an injury to her upper abdomen.

The 11-year-old was rushed to hospital, where she was treated.

Up to late yesterday she was reportedly still in a serious condition.

It is believed that she was injured by a stray bullet from an incident involving gang activities in the area.