CLARKSTON, Ga. — A child is recovering after getting shot in Clarkston Friday evening, according to authorities.
Clarkston Police Department officers were called at 5:30 p.m. to Peachtree Creek On Ponce Apartments after getting reports of a gun discharging in the area, they said. They searched the area but didn't find anyone with a gun, officers said.
Police were also dispatched down the road to the area of Appletree Daycare in reference to a person shot. That's where they found a child hurt, they said.
"Officers were able to provide lifesaving medical assistance to the victim until arrival of DeKalb County medical services," the department said in a news release.
The juvenile was taken to a hospital for further treatment. Police said they were stable.
Investigators said they don't have any other details to release.