ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 3-year-old girl was shot while in a vehicle in Orange County on Tuesday, according to the sheriff’s office.
Deputies said they responded to the shooting at the 2100 block of Rivertree Circle around 5:25 p.m. The sheriff’s office said the child was shot in a vehicle while secured in their car seat.
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According to fire rescue and law enforcement officials, the child was taken to the hospital. In an update Wednesday, the sheriff’s office said the girl is in stable condition and is expected to recover.
“Deputies believe the vehicle the child was in was not the intended target of the shooting,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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