Virginia infant killed in shooting

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) -- Henrico County authorities are investigating after a one-year-old girl was shot and killed in her home.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. early Tuesday morning on Fayette Avenue.

Neighbors told WTVR CBS6 they heard multiple gunshots, and say the infant and her father were hit.

In addition to the child's death, police confirmed the second shooting victim was a 20-year-old man.

One neighbor, who asked not to be identified, said it sounded like the initial gunshots were fired from outside a home along the 500 block of Fayette Avenue, near Elba Street.

"I woke up to gunshots. Like five gunshots. And then I heard three more," the neighbor said. "Honestly it sounded so close, it sounded like someone in my house had been shot."

Sources told WTVR the shooter walked up to the home and fired into an open window.

Soon after she heard gunshots, the neighbor said she witnessed a woman run out of the home.

"We heard screaming," the neighbor said. "'They shot my daughter. My daughter's been shot. My baby. My baby.' She came out and she ran down the street."

She said a man, the child's father, also exited the home and reported he'd been shot in the stomach.

Neighbors reported seeing an infant being put in an ambulance.

Multiple family members were taken to the hospital.

"We are here for you. Our prayers are with your family," the neighbor added.

Henrico Police have not yet confirmed details about the shooting nor the specific victims.

"Officers located two victims who had been shot. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries. One of the victims succumbed to their injuries at the hospital," a Henrico Police spokesperson said. "Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident."