Police: 14-year-old girl shot in the head in Mississippi

Police are searching for teenager after a 14-year-old girl was shot in the head in Mississippi.

Posted: Nov 13, 2017 8:36 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police are searching for teenager after a 14-year-old girl was shot in the head in Mississippi.

Jackson Police spokesman Sgt. Roderick Holmes says the girl is in critical condition at a local hospital after the shooting occurred around 9 p.m. Saturday. Police are seeking a 15-year-old boy.

Commander Tyree Jones says the teenage suspect could be charged as an adult.

Holmes says several individuals were detained for questioning. He says the motive of the shooting is unknown.

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