Police Investigating After Young Girl Shot In SE OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Police Department said a 5-year-old girl was shot Wednesday night.
According to the police department, officers arrived on scene at 137 Southeast 22nd Street and discovered the girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm. She was transported from the scene to OU Children's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Officers learned this started as a domestic disturbance at a home, when a third person attempted to stop the fight.
"A male who was in a vehicle as part of the domestic fired off two rounds into a mini-van. In the mini-van was a 5-year-old child who was playing, who sustained a gunshot wound to her arm," said Capt. Ronnie Beck.
Police said the shooting was a relation to the person who was trying to stop the domestic disturbance.
The suspect left the scene in a red SUV, officers said.
No other injuries were reported from the shooting.
The investigation is ongoing.
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