UPDATE: Channel 3 has learned the 9-year-old girl shot Sunday is going to be okay, but she is in critical condition.

Chattanooga police said Monday that she was shot in the stomach.

Police are not sure of the exact reason behind the shooting, but say there was an ongoing argument between 20-30 people who all knew each other.

Unfortunately, sometime after that, a child was shot by a stray bullet.

There’s no suspect in custody. Police are hoping the community can help change that.

If you have any information, call Chattanooga police at 423-698-2525.

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PREVIOUS STORY: One 9-year-old girl was shot early Sunday morning in Chattanooga.

Police responded to a person shot call in the 2500 block of Doolittle Street just before 1:00 am.

Chattanooga Police said they were able to meet the victim at an area hospital. She has a critical, but non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Investigators said the girl was shot after a large disorder broke out.

Members of the Violent Crime Bureau are investigating.

If you have any information about this shooting, please call CPD at 423-698-2525.