SHELBY, NC (WJZY) - More arrests Friday in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl - but while some are behind bars for the crime - others are taking action to do what they can to bring a bit of happiness to the child who is recovering in the hospital.
Aryanna Odoms is recovering from a bullet wound after a drive-by shooting. But right now she's being treated like a princess.
Dozens of presents are being dished out to Aryanna by Team Tru Blue, a Charlotte group that preaches it's message of "stop the violence".
FOX 46 Charlotte was with the group Friday evening, taking action to bring a bit of joy to the 4-year-old little girl.
"As a 4-year old I can't imagine."
"This little girl was probably in her house just playing and a bullet just touched her body."
Odoms was at her grandmother's house in Shelby on Monday when one of more than 50 bullets traveled through the middle of their home - hitting her while she was in her bedroom.
Her mother was expecting the worst.
"I'm very lucky because me, touching her and seeing the blood just threw me off. I thought I was losing my daughter."
The drive-by shooting is believed to have been a mistake. The suspects - allegedly shooting at a house they thought someone else was staying at.
Two men were charged with the shooting Thursday, May 26 and police arrested Patrick Rucker for the crime as well.
For Team Tru Blue, they routinely come face-to-face with shooting victims. Some group member have even lost loved ones of their own to gun violence.
But on this day they're just worried about making Aryanna feel like a kid again, showering her with gifts, and preaching a message of not just "stop the violence," but hope.
"But the good thing about this is she's still alive. And nobody but God, nobody but God....and we just thank him so much."