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6-Year-Old Shot While Playing with Doll


Law enforcement officers are investigating a holiday shooting.

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information regarding an incident where a 6-year-old girl was shot in the face.

According to authorities, on New Year’s Eve, deputies responded to Elm Street in Cleveland where they were informed about the incident.

According to the parents, the child was sitting at the table playing with her baby doll, when shots were fired into the home. Neighbors say at least 10 shots were heard in the area.

The child was transported to a local hospital where she was then transported to a children’s hospital in Memphis. She was reported in stable condition.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department or Crime Stoppers.