Girl, 7, shot in neck when gunman opens fire into car

Published 9:25 pm Tuesday, July 18, 2017

JACKSON (AP) — Police say a 7-year-old girl has been shot in the neck by a gunman who fired shots into a car.

WLBT-TV reports that the shooting happened Monday night in Jackson, and the car stopped at a fast-food restaurant to get help.

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Police say a 3-year-old child was also in the car, but was not injured.

The girl was hospitalized; information on her condition wasn’t immediately available.