A 4-year-old girl was struck in the leg by a bullet during a drive-by shooting Friday night at an Elizabeth public housing complex, responders said.
Police obtained a warrant for the arrest of Terry Edmonds of Elizabeth for aggravated assault and weapons offenses.
The girl’s father told police they were leaving the area when a gunman fired from a silver or grey Dodge Durango SUV at Mravlag Manor near the corner of Maple and Bayway avenues around 11:45 p.m.
The girl was reportedly conscious and alert when she was taken to University Hospital in Newark.
Her injury wasn’t considered life-threatening, responders said.
Edmonds fired a .22-caliber handgun, police said.
Authorities asked that anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information that could help catch him was responsible call Elizabeth police: (908) 558-2000.
They warned that Edmonds is armed and dangerous and shouldn't be approached.
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