Mother arrested after 6-year-old shot at apartment complex on Martin Luther King Drive SW

A 6-year-old was shot at a southwest apartment complex in Atlanta, according to police.

It happened just after 5 p.m. in the 3100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW.

The child was "alert, conscious and breathing" when taken to the hospital.

The child's mother, Princess Smith, was arrested after failing to immediately seek medical assistance or call police after the shooting.