Suspect arrested after a shooting in Yamacraw village injures a 3-year-old child

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Savannah Police say a child has been hospitalized after being shot Thursday 
afternoon.

Around 4:45 p.m., Officers responded to the 700 unit block of Yamacraw Village, where they found a 3-year-old child suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm.

Officials tell News 3 the child was transported to Memorial Health in stable condition. 

According to Investigators, the child was left in the care of two relatives when the shooting took place.

21-year old Dyanta Samuels, one of the adults watching the child, was arrested quickly after.

The shooting has been determined accidental.

If you have any information that can help police call CrimeStoppers at 234-2020.

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