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Girl, 5, in bed in Ohio home critically wounded by gunfire

The victim was struck once in the back.
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Posted at 11:04 AM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-29 11:05:46-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 5-year-old girl lying in bed in an Ohio home was struck in the back and critically wounded by early morning gunfire.

Columbus police say an unknown person fired multiple rounds into the residence on the city’s south side shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday.

The victim was struck once in the back and was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in critical condition. Police say she was upgraded to stable condition and will recover from her injuries.

A round also struck a neighbor’s house across the street. No witnesses were reported. Police opened a felonious assault case and asked anyone with information to call investigators.