Woman dead, 10-year-old in critical condition in DeKalb County home shooting, police say

DeKalb County police say they found a woman dead, and a 10-year-old in critical condition at a home in Lithonia. 

Officials say the incident happened around 11:38 a.m. on Saturday at a home at the 1800 block of Harmony Hill Court in Lithonia.

Officers say that when they arrived, they found a woman in her 40's dead and a 10-year-old girl injured with gunshot wounds.

The cause of death for the woman is unknown at this time.

Photo of Harmony Hill Court sign in Lithonia (FOX 5 Atlanta's Rob DiRienzo)

"The child was transported to an area hospital in critical condition," authorities said.

At this time, officials have not released the identities of the victims and an investigation is undergoing.

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