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Young Girl Hit by Gunfire in Columbus, Ohio

A 5-year-old girl was struck in the back by a bullet while lying in her bed reported the Columbus Dispatch.  Multiple rounds were fired outside the girl’s house and another house across the street was also hit.

No further injuries were reported as a result of the incident, which happened around 4 a.m. on Saturday morning, according to Columbus Police.

Fox News reported that the victim was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in critical condition.  Her condition has since been upgraded to stable and she is expected to make a full recovery from her injuries.  

No witnesses have been reported and the suspected gunman has not been identified by police.  Columbus Police are looking for anyone having any information about the shooting.

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