Child in critical condition after being shot while playing outside

Published 6:10 pm Tuesday, October 27, 2020

A child who was playing outside is in critical condition Tuesday after being wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting.

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The child was wounded after multiple shots were fired from a dark-colored SUV, according to the Jackson Police Department.

The shooting occurred just after noon in the 3000 block of Marwood Drive, police said. The child was taken to a local hospital and remains in critical condition. The age of the child was not released.