Police are searching for a 27-year-old man suspected of pulling beside a car at the intersection of North College and West 12th streets late Thursday and firing a barrage of bullets, hitting a child inside.
A CMPD tweet at 2 a.m. Friday said the 5-year-old girl went through surgery and was in stable condition.
Police are asking the public for help in finding Patrick Glenn, who should be considered armed and dangerous. Glenn was in a newer model silver Nissan Sentra.
Warrants charge Glenn with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, four counts of assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling causing serious injury, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
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Anyone who sees Glenn should call 911.
Officers were called to the scene at 9:16 p.m. Thursday and found the 5-year-old with a gunshot wound. Medic took the girl to Carolinas Medical Center.
The girl was in a car with three adults and another child when the other vehicle pulled up and someone fired multiple shots into the car.
The driver of the victim’s car drove to the 1500 block of North Tryon Street and called police.
Preliminary information indicated that one of the men in the victim vehicle and the shooter know each other, according to police.
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