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Police seek suspect in shooting of 8-year-old girl

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Atlanta police say they are getting closer to finding the gunman who shot an 8-year-old girl.

It all happened while she was lying in her bedroom in an apartment complex on Gun Club Road.

Investigators say Jacobe Gilbert was arguing with a woman when he started shooting.

A bullet traveled through an interior wall and then hit the mattress and the child. The girl was shot in the leg and was taken to the hospital.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).

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