Shooting in Center Point injures child

CENTER POINT, Ala. (WIAT) — A 3-year-old boy is recovering at home after being hit by glass during a shooting.

The shooting happened at Center Point Apartment Complex around 1 a.m. Friday. According to investigators, a woman was sitting in her car with a man and her three children, when her ex-boyfriend came out and fired shots into the car.

The man inside the car got out of the care and returned fire.

Aside from the child being hit by flying glass, no one else was hurt.

The man who allegedly fired the first shots is in jail. Rafael Powell, 25, is charged with six counts of attempted murder and six counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle.

Copyright 2015 WIAT 42 News

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