A 13-year-old girl is recovering after being shot in a home while visiting family on the southwest side of Philadelphia.
Police are investigating the shooting that took place on South 65th Street just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, FOX 29 reports.
When officers arrived at a home they found the teenager with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. She was taken to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she is in stable condition.
The girl was reportedly shot while inside a family member’s home with five other children between the ages of eight and 16, as well as some adults.
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The girl does not live at the property but was visiting family members, Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small told FOX 29.
Investigators say the girl was standing a few feet from the living room window when more than 10 shots were fired inside.
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A man who is believed to have been the target of the shooting ran inside the house before shots rang out.
Witnesses told authorities they saw two men get out of a car and start shooting into the home.
Dozens of shell casings were discovered at the scene.
Source – https://www.foxnews.com/us/teen-girl-shot-visiting-family-southwest-philadelphia-home-police
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