NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A 6-year-old girl was shot in the leg while at a cookout Saturday night, according to police.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. in the 5600 block of Arlington Avenue.
The girl was taken to a local hospital after police responded to the scene. Her injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Witnesses told police there was a cookout happening at the location where the victim was found. They also said about 10 gunshots were heard.
The mother of the victim said the victim has a birthday in August.
There is no suspect information at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1 (888) LOCK-U-UP.