12-Year-Old Girl Shot Walking Down Riviera Beach Street

Girl struck by stray bullet critically injured

Police say a 12-year-old girl was critically injured when she was shot while walking down a street in Palm Beach County.
Riviera Beach Police spokeswoman Rose Ann Brown says the girl and some other children were walking Tuesday evening when a fight broke out among a group of nearby teens. Shots were fired and the girl was hit.
The Palm Beach Post reports the girl ran to the parking lot of the Hilltop Baptist Church, where she collapsed.
Brown says the girl was taken to the hospital in very serious condition.
Officials say it was unclear what the fight was about. No arrests have been made.
No other details were immediately available.

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