JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police say two children were shot at the start of what became a deadly weekend in Jackson.
WAPT-TV reports that the 8-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy were shot in the back seat of a car Friday night.
Police said the 2-year-old is expected to survive.
Police said the girl was recovering in a hospital this weekend.
The shooting was among five separate Friday shootings in Jackson that left two people dead.