SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx — A 13-year-old girl was shot in the Soundview section of the Bronx on Wednesday afternoon, police said.
She was outside when she heard gunshots around 2 p.m. and ran into a New York City Housing Authority building on Seward Avenue building, officials said. Once she was inside, she realized she'd been shot in the left knee.
The girl was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said. She is not likely to die.
No arrests have been made. Police have not yet released a description of the shooter.
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