Shooting at West Ashley apartment complex wounds 5-year-old girl

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WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCBD) – An overnight shooting in West Ashley left a 5-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Ashley Arms Apartments at 1100 Crull Drive.

Charleston Police say the girl was walking with an adult in a breezeway of the apartment complex when the shot came through the door of an adjacent apartment and struck her in the leg. 

A man and woman exited the apartment where the shot was fired and checked on the victim. Police say the woman remained at the scene but the man took off before police arrived.

The girl was transported to MUSC with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities are still working to identify the male subject.

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