"While they were in traffic, they heard gun shots and my daughter heard the shot come through the car and she got hit in her right hip."
Lockette said doctors did not remove the bullet, and it's for her daughter's own good.
"They said either two inches to the right or left it could have hit her intestines."
The Mobile Police Department is investigating the incident.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
16-year-old shot by random gunfire
A 16-year-old Mobile, Alabama girl was shot while sitting in the passenger seat of a car. According to Sherri Lockette, the girl's mother: