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Police investigating after 3-year-old girl shot on Detroit's east side

Bullet reportedly ricocheted

DETROIT – Police said a 3-year-old girl was shot on Detroit's east side on Tuesday evening when a bullet reportedly ricocheted.

It happened in the 13100 block of Flanders Street. The girl was transported to a local hospital.

Family said six children were at their grandmother's house at the time of the shooting. Their ages range from 10 months to 9 years old.

Family also said the 3-year-old is alert at the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound to the back.

Police are investigating.

Breaking now! 3 year old girl shot while inside a house on Flanders street on city’s Eastside. Let’s hope this young...

Posted by Jermont Terry on Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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