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9-year-old girl struck in head by stray bullet

February 27, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 9-year-old girl was struck in the head by a stray bullet while sitting in a van in Brooklyn.

It happened in the Canarsie section just after 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Police say a fight broke out nearby and one of the men pulled out a gun and fired, striking the van.

Police say the girl was hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

There have been no arrests.

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