12-year-old Atlanta girl shot by group playing with gun, police say

Police say a 12-year-old girl was shot outside an apartment complex in Atlanta by a group of people playing with a gun.

It happened on Stone Road in southwest Atlanta Saturday evening. Officials say the girl's gunshot wound was non-life-threatening, she was rushed to the hospital by a private vehicle.

Through a preliminary investigation, officers were able to confirm at least one person in the group was 24 years old. The ages or number of others involved is not yet clear.

3200 Stone Road SW Atlanta (FOX 5 Atlanta)

Originally, police reported the girl was walking when she was shot by a group of guys. Later, an investigation showed the girl was with the group when someone else accidentally discharged the firearm. That suspect fled the scene before police arrived.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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