5-year-old girl shot through window in DeKalb

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A 5-year-old girl is recovering after a bullet hit her in the shoulder as she stood in an apartment watching a gunfight outside.

It happened Sunday night at the Highland Apartments on Flat Shoals Road.

Police say the little girl was standing at a window watching two people shooting at each other in the parking lot when one of their bullets pierced her window and hit her.

When investigators arrived, they say the suspects had taken off. Officers spent several hours collecting evidence including multiple shell casings in the parking lot and talking to neighbors.

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