Pine Bluff police investigating weekend shooting of 2-year-old

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UPDATE:

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Police in Pine Bluff said they are investigating a weekend shooting that injured a 2-year-old.

According to the Pine Bluff Police Department, a woman brought a child into a local emergency room at 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

The mother said she and the child were going south on Georgia Street and heard a loud bang as they crossed the intersection at 21st Avenue. She realized her child had been shot, and she immediately headed to the ER.

The family of Saige said that her surgery has gone well and doctors were able to remove the bullet from her side.

They said that she still has a lot of swelling around her spinal cord and she can’t move from the waist down.

Investigators are asking anyone in the area of the shooting Sunday morning, or anyone else with information about this shooting, to call the PBPD Detective Division at 870-730-2090 or the department dispatch line at 870-541-5300. Tips can also be shared on the department’s Facebook page.

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