A little girl was able to walk out of the hospital on her own not long after a stray bullet struck her in the head.
As People reports, 5-year-old Kemiyah Edwards was shot in the head when a bullet came through the window of her family’s home in Henrico, Virginia on April 4.
After the shooting, the kindergartener’s grandmother reportedly put her “into a car and stopped for help at the Oak Hill Shopping Plaza a few blocks away.”
According to People, the Henrico Police Department responded to the shooting around 4:30 p.m. that day.
Since the incident, Kemiyah has spent most of her time in a Virginia hospital’s intensive care unit.
However, on May 7, Kemiyah’s family revealed that their “princess” was finally going home more than a month after the shooting. And she left the hospital on her own two feet.
The family has also created a Facebook fundraiser page to raise money for Kemiyah’s home recovery.
On the page, Reckalynn Harris provides regular updates regarding the girl’s condition. She often sends thanks to the 5-year-old’s supporters for their donation and prayers.
In her latest post, Harris wrote:
Kemiyah is home[.] [T]hanks to everyone who prayed, sent well wishes ,and donated to her[.] [S]he had a long day yesterday seeing family and friends and it wore her out[.] [S]he still has another surgery that she has to have, but is doing so well the family appreciates everyone[.] [T]his has been a journey for all of us and will continue to be[.] [P]lease still continue to pray for her thanks again #kemiyahstrong
Previously, Harris informed followers that the girl has also been undergoing therapy. She stated that Kemiyah has been “showing more of her personality “every day.
The fundraiser page for Kemiyah has been set at a goal of $3,500. So far, supporters have donated over $2,900.
Authorities have confirmed that the investigation into the shooting is an ongoing matter.