Bronx Girl, 8, Grazed By Bullet On Way Home

Published on February 02, 2012, 5:30 am
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Police are looking for a gunman after an 8-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet as she walked home from school Wednesday afternoon in Bronx.

The girl was hit near East 169th and Fox streets in the Morrisania section, where at least eight shots were reportedly fired.

She was grazed on the thigh and is expected to be fine.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

All calls are strictly confidential.


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