KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20, 2015:
A three-year-old succumbed to her injuries after being hit by a stray bullet in an incident that happened in front of a bank in Jalan Besar, Pekan Semenyih last night.
In the incident which happened around 9.45pm, the victim along with her father were believed to have been shot by an unknown individual.
Selangor Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief, Datuk Mohd Adnan Abdullah said that the shot was initially meant for the father but had instead hit the child, who was in the line of fire.
It is learned that the child was shot in the head while the father was shot on the neck.
“The baby died on the spot while her father is still critical and undergoing treatment in the Kajang Hospital.
“The investigation is ongoing to determine the motive of the incident,” he said.
The case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.