Toddler killed when man shoots into Georgia home, vehicle, deputies say

A toddler was shot and killed Tuesday evening when a man opened fire outside a home in Augusta, Georgia, deputies say.

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According to the Augusta Chronicle, a bullet struck 2-year-old Jaziah Pollard when the man fired multiple shots into a home and vehicle following an argument with the girl's mother, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said. The girl was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

Authorities said the man, who isn't related to Jaziah but shares a child with her mother, is in police custody, WFXG reported. The Sheriff's Office has not released his name.

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