8-year-old girl shot in Bronx apartment, circumstances unknown


MOTT HAVEN, The Bronx (WABC) — An 8-year-old girl was shot in the Bronx Wednesday morning, but the circumstances of the incident are unknown at this time.

The girl arrived at Lincoln Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen or shoulder just after 9 a.m.

Authorities say she was wounded inside her 11th floor apartment in the Paterson Houses, a city-run complex in the Mott Haven section.

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Police are looking for a man wearing a black hoodie and a blue du rag.

This is breaking news, and the story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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