3-Year-Old Girl Dies After Shooting in D.C.: Police Sources

A 3-year-old girl has died after being shot Wednesday evening in a home in Southeast D.C., police sources tell News4. 

The child was shot about 8:20 p.m. on the 600 block of 46th Place SE in Benning Ridge, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

The toddler and a child under age 10 are believed to have had a gun inside a second-floor apartment when the weapon fired and the 3-year-old was hit in the upper body, police sources said. It wasn't immediately clear if an adult was home at the time of the shooting.

The child was rushed to Prince George's Hospital Center in critical condition, where she died, sources said. 

Police said they are seeking in connection to the shooting a black man with dreadlocks who was wearing a blue T-shirt and green hat.

Stay with News4 for more details on this developing story.

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