Child Hit by Stray Bullet

Girl shot while playing inside home

By Tonya LaFleur and Darcy Spencer
|  Friday, Jul 9, 2010  |  Updated 11:45 PM EDT
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Child Hit by Stray Bullet

Playtime was interrupted for an 11-year-old D.C. girl Friday night with the graze of a bullet. 

The shooting happened at about 9 p.m. in the 4900 block of Meade Street NE.

The girl was playing Wii video games with other children when a bullet whizzed through the home and struck her in the hand, according to the girl’s grandfather.

Police have no suspects in custody. They are searching for two men who fled the scene in dark clothing.

The girl was rushed to a local hospital. She is expected to survive.

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