13-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck by Stray Bullet at Bus Stop - NBC Bay Area

13-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck by Stray Bullet at Bus Stop

The girl's injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said

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    13-Year Old Girl Struck by Stray Bullet at Bus Stop

    A 13-year-old girl was caught in the middle of a possible gang shooting in South Los Angeles. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. (Published Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015)

    A 13-year-old girl was hospitalized after she was struck by a stray bullet fired from a vehicle Tuesday morning at a South Los Angeles bus stop.

    The girl was struck in the leg by a stray bullet in the 9300 block of South Central Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim's condition was described by firefighter-paramedics as "fair to serious."

    She was released from the hospital later Tuesday morning.

    The shooting was reported at about 7 a.m.

    At least one person, possibly the intended target of the shooting, was being questioned at midday in connection with the crime, police said. Authorities are searching for the occupants of a vehicle from which rounds were fired.

    The vehicle was described as a newer model white SUV with a modified exhaust. Details regarding a make and model were not available.