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Eight year old shooting victim remains critical

By Roslyn Anderson - bio | email

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) –The eight year old Jackson girl shot while doing her homework Thursday remains hospitalized at University Medical Center.

Sanaa Hill, who attends Sykes Elementary School, was  in critical but stable condition Saturday.

The third grader was shot in the head when a bullet fired outside from a high powered rifle traveled into the Sykes Road Boys and Girls Club.

There were more than 170 children at the facility.

Investigators are looking for a gray vehicle that sped from the scene.

Two young boys told police there were three people inside the vehicle, one who fired the shots.

The other two were possibly a man and a woman.

Jackson Police Department spokesman Officer Joseph Daughtry urged the gunman and those who were with him to turn themselves in to authorities.

Those traveling with the shooter could be charged with accessory after the fact when they are caught.

If you know anything about this shooting call Jackson police at 601-960-1234.

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