MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - An 11-year-old girl injured by a bullet that came through her bedroom window Sunday, September 22 continues to improve in the hospital.
Family members said Treasure Ruffin was taken off a ventilator Tuesday, and she was breathing on her own.
Doctors removed the bullet Monday that struck the child’s heart and lung.
Sabrina Figures said she had been with Treasure about 45 minutes before the shooting, helping her niece with her school work.
Figures said the family believes the person or people responsible for the shooting will be caught.
Police have said they have no reason to believe someone fired intentionally at the home, but they are investigating all possibilities surrounding the shooting.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Mobile Police.
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