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Police: 17-month-old girl shot in face at Omaha apartment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 17-month-old girl has been shot in the face at an apartment in Omaha, Nebraska.

Police say a distraught man drove the bleeding toddler to a hospital around 3:40 p.m. Monday after the shooting at the Pine Tree Apartments in the northwest of the city. On Tuesday, police identified the girl as Ma’Laya Buie.

A spokeswoman for Children’s Hospital & Medical Center declined to comment on the girl’s condition Tuesday.

Investigators haven’t released any information about how the shooting occurred, or the relationship between the man and the child.

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