Girl, 4, hospitalized after North Carolina drive-by shooting

Authorities in North Carolina are searching Tuesday for the person who fired dozens of rounds on a residential block in a drive-by shooting, injuring a 4-year-old girl who was home at the time.

The girl, identified as Ariana Odoms, was inside the home on Monday at about 11 p.m. when the gunshots were fired, Fox 46 reported. She was hit on her side.

“I heard my sister saying, ‘My daughter bleeding, my daughter bleeding.’ So I ran in there seeing her lay on the floor. I picked her up, ran to the back door and got in the car and drove to the hospital,” the girl’s uncle, Delonta Leach, told

The girl was rushed to Cleveland Memorial Hospital in Shelby and was later transferred to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Authorities have not made any arrests, but told local media that they had a strong lead on the suspect and the car.

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