WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A 3-year-old toddler was shot in Washington, police said. The incident occurred at approximately 6:11 p.m. when the girl was shot in the 2400 block of Elvans Road, S.E.
The child, who was shot in the street while on a balcony, was breathing when taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Police are looking for a suspect described as a black male, light complexion, 5'10" tall and last seen in a black jacket, black shirt and black jeans. He was last seen headed towards Pomeroy Road, S.E., police said.
Police are trying to determine what prompted the shooting. They believe the girl or apartment were not the targets, and that the girl was hit by a stray bullet.
In another incident, three people, including two police officers, had to be taken to the hospital following a traffic accident in Northeast, officials say.