Milford child, 4, wounded by gunfire

A 4-year-old child was in stable condition after being struck by a bullet that entered a residence at the Brightway Commons apartment complex Sunday night, Milford Police said.

Authorities said a firearm was discharged by an unknown person after an altercation in the courtyard on the south side of Allen Way.  Several persons were involved in the altercation, police said.

The child was initially taken to Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital and then transferred to A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital in Wilmington.

Police asked anyone with information regarding the altercation to call detectives at 422-8081 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/.

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