Coroner blames gang activity for death of N Carolina child

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GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) – An 8-year-old girl is dead after someone fired into a South Carolina apartment and shot her as she was seated on a sofa.

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says Kamryn Montara Bradley of Shelby, North Carolina, died early Sunday. He says she was struck by a bullet from multiple gunshots fired into an apartment in Gaffney.

Fowler says the bullet penetrated a glass window and struck the child in the head. She died later at a Gaffney hospital.

The coroner says Kamryn wasn’t the target, and he’s blaming gang activity for her death.

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