ATLANTA -- Police said they're investigating after an 8-year-old girl was injured in the leg by a flying bullet.

According to Atlanta Police, the girl was near the intersection of Joseph E. Boone Boulevard and Chappell Road NW when a bullet grazed her.

The girl is said to be alert, conscious and breathing.

Police are still investigating the incident.

Photos | 8-year-old girl grazed by bullet in NW Atlanta