Toddler fatally shot on Goldsboro playground


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Submitted: Mon, 02/28/2011 - 2:17pm
Updated: Mon, 02/28/2011 - 2:20pm
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GOLDSBORO, NC (AP) — Police say they are searching for a man suspected of killing a 3-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet during a gunfight at a Goldsboro apartment complex.

Goldsboro police say they have charged 29-year-old Derrick Raymont Best of Goldboro with murder and he is not in custody.

Police say Princess Shelby King was playing on the playground at The Grand at Day Pointe apartment complex around 3:30 p.m. Sunday when gunfire erupted during a fight between two men.

She died at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call Goldsboro police.

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