Two men arrested in shooting of DeKalb County 5-year-old - CBS46 News

Two men arrested in shooting of DeKalb County 5-year-old

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Shepherd and Mannuel Shepherd and Mannuel

DeKalb County police have charged two people in connection with the shooting of a 5-year-old child.

Deandre Shepherd and Randy Mannuel, both 18, are charged with aggravated assault in the Dec. 15 shooting.

It happened at the Highlands at East Atlanta apartment complex in the 2000 block of Flat Shoals Road.

According to detectives, the men were involved in an ongoing dispute with a second party and that dispute escalated to shots being fired. The victim was struck by a stray bullet that entered an apartment bedroom window.

Detectives continue to search for additional suspects connected with the shooting and Shepherd and Mannuel face additional charges.

The 5-year-old victim continues to recover in the hospital from her injuries. She is listed in stable condition.

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