Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

14-year old girl shot and injured in Ohio park

A 14-year old girl was shot in a park, in Mt. Healthy, Ohio.  Police feel she was not the intended target.

This happened next door to a festival that was occuring at the time.

From a news article and video:
The shooting happened at the same time as the Assumption School festival, which was held next to the park. 
Officers said the victim was a 14-year-old girl. They do not believe she was the intended target. 
Police dispersed nearly 300 juveniles from the scene. 
The victim was was taken to UC Medical Center. Police said her injuries were not life-threatening. 
Officers at the scene said they were looking for two suspects who they consider armed.  
They were only described as black males. So far, no one was in custody in connection with the shooting.
Bullets don't know when to stop.

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