ATLANTA (WXIA) -- A 14-year-old girl was shot and wounded at a home in northwest Atlanta Friday evening.
It happened at a home in the 600 block of McAfee Street. Police said the girl was visiting a friend, and while there, someone upstairs in the home fired a single round which struck her in the shoulder.
She was transported to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Egleston. Her mother told 11Alive that the bullet entered the girl's shoulder and caused her to have collapsed lungs. She was still hospitalized on Saturday.
Police said the person responsible for the shooting was cleaning a gun when the gun went off accidentally. That person was taken in by police for questioning.