UPDATE: 5-year-old girl shot in leg at West Ashley apartment complex

West Ashley reported shooting on Crull Drive (WCIV)

Charleston Police say a 5-year-old was shot in the leg at a West Ashley apartment complex Thursday night.

It occurred at Ashley Arms Apartments at 1100 Crull Drive, off Ashley River Road at 9:30 p.m.

"The girl was walking with an adult in a breezeway of the apartment complex to another apartment when the shot came through the door of an adjacent apartment and struck her in the leg," according to police.

She was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, police state.

A male and female exited the apartment where shots were fired, but the male left before police arrived.

Police are working with witnesses to identify the male.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 843-743-7200 and ask for the on-duty central detective.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated.

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