Stray Bullet Fired By Neighbor Critically Injures Texas Girl

DALLAS (March 2, 2014) A 9-year-old Dallas girl was in critical condition after she was struck in the head by a stray bullet fired by a neighbor who was target shooting in the back yard.

The girl’s name was not immediately released.

She was taken to a Dallas hospital.

The neighbor, Cristian Manzano, 20, was facing charges that include a felony count of causing injury to a child.

He was held Sunday in the Dallas County jail in lieu of $31,500 bond.

Police say the stray bullet pierced a kitchen window Saturday and struck the unidentified girl in the head.