Currently The Leader's managing editor, Echo Day is an 11-year veteran of the paper.

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 A child was hit in a drive-by shooting that took place in Covington overnight. 

 According to police chief Buddy Lewis the incident took place at 1 a.m. on S. College St.,  and sent the child to the hospital in non-critical condition. The child was reportedly struck in the arm. 

“It appears to be a targeted shooting and not a random act,” he said.

The shooting remains under investigation. 

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