Man charged with shooting his niece during family fight - CBS46 News

Man charged with shooting his niece during family fight

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Atlanta police are trying to figure out why a man allegedly shot his 17-year-old niece in the stomach.

The shooting happened on Westmont Road, in southwest Atlanta, just after 1 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Moments after the child was shot, her uncle was shot in the buttocks.

Police don't know who shot the uncle.

An investigator told CBS46 the shootings happened after some sort of family fight.

Both victims are recovering at Grady Memorial Hospital.

The uncle has been charged in the shooting of his niece.

Police have not released the names of anyone involved.

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