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11-year-old girl struck by gunfire, injured near 44th and Locust

Posted at 6:10 AM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 07:10:10-04

An 11-year-old girl is recovering from a gunshot wound after being struck by gunfire late Tuesday evening.

Milwaukee Police say that a suspect intentionally fired multiple gunshots into the home in the 2900 block of N. 44th street. One of the shots broke through a window and hit the child.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are still being investigated.

The girl was treated on scene and taken to a local hospital.