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Monday, July 27, 2015

Girl struck by gunfire on Interstate 55

Posted By on Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 6:36 AM

An 11-year-old girl was struck by a bullet while riding with her vacationing family Saturday evening on Interstate 55, two miles north of the Arkansas line. She was treated at a Blytheville hospital for a gunshot wound in the neck and transferred to Memphis for surgery, KAIT reported.

The girl's wound was discovered after the driver's window blew out. The family said it had no idea why someone would have shot at them.

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