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Stray Bullet Strikes Child, 4, in Milford

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MILFORD, Del.- Milford police are investigating after a 4-year-old child was struck and injured by a stray bullet that entered a house on Sunday night.

Police said that shortly before 8 p.m. officers were dispatched to a shots fired incident at Brightway Commons apartment complex. 

Officers learned that a bullet had entered a home and struck and struck the 4-year-old. The child was transported to Bayhealth: Milford Memorial Hospital and was later transferred to A.I. DuPont Children's Hospital in stable condition. 

Detectives responded to the scene and through investigation learned that a dispute occurred between multiple people in the courtyard on the south side of Allen Way.  The investigation revealed that during an unknown suspect fired a handgun and one of the bullets is believed to have been the one to strike the child.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the people involved in the altercation or witnessed it to contact (302) 422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.  Tips can also be submitted online at .

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