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Child Shot, Suspect in Custody

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Anthony Strong (Courtesy: WCBI) Anthony Strong (Courtesy: WCBI)
Southview Apartments, Aberdeen, MS Southview Apartments, Aberdeen, MS
MONROE COUNTY, MS -

A toddler is recovering after being hit by a stray bullet in a shooting at an apartment complex in Aberdeen. Police have the alleged shooter in custody.

Trey McDonald Garth was shot in the shoulder. He's in good condition at Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson.

Police say 34 year old Anthony Strong fired six shots, but did not hit the person who was his intended target at the Southview Apartments Monday morning. Strong was caught around 6:30 p.m. in Memphis. He will be charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.

WCBI contributed to this report.

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