A 9-year-old Girl Scout is on the mend after she was hit by a stray bullet on Tuesday in front of her home in Indianapolis, Fox 59 reports.
Sinai Miller was selling Girl Scout cookies with her sisters in the evening when she was hit in the leg. She was taken to the hospital and then released that same night. “I heard three gunshots and then one of them hit me in the leg,” Sinai said, according to the station.
“She came in screaming, ‘Mommy, Mommy. It hurt. It hurt.’ And I’m like, ‘What hurt? What’s wrong?’ So when I pulled her pant leg up, that’s when I discovered she was shot,” Shanita Miller, Sinai’s mother, told Fox 59. “She’s brave. She’s very brave.”
The little girl cannot walk unassisted but is upbeat and excited to go back to selling her cookies.
Her family, however, is hoping that the person who pulled the trigger will be caught: “So that won’t happen to someone else’s child, so they won’t experience the hurt and pain that not only me but my child experienced,” Miller said. Police are still looking for the gunman.
Read more at Fox 59.