11-year-old hospitalized after shooting

6:40 PM, Oct 31, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Authorities have arrested 21-year-old man involved in the shooting of a child in SW Atlanta. 

The 11-year-old child was shot in the shoulder shortly before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

The shooting happened on the 900 block of Coleman Street in southwest Atlanta. Investigators on the scene say the child was struck in a crossfire while two groups shot at each other.  

After the shooting, the victim's brother carried him into their home and called 911. 

Authorities say the victim was alert, breathing and conscious at the time of transport. The child is currently in stable condition at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

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