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Police: 16-year girl shot, injured while walking down street

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Posted at 11:44 AM, Nov 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-10 11:44:25-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old girl has been shot and injured while walking down a street in Ohio's capital city with another person.

Columbus police say the teen was shot shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday when an unknown person fired multiple shots from across the street. Police say the teen was struck once and was hospitalized in stable condition.

Authorities report a witness saw a male running away from the scene.

The investigation is continuing. No arrests have been reported.

Police are asking anyone with any information about the shooting to call the police department's Felony Assault Unit or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers.