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7-year-old girl grazed by bullet during shooting on North Side, police say

Child was lying down on sofa in living room when gunfire erupted

San Antonio police officers respond to an apparent drive-by shooting in the 1100 block of W. Russell Place. A 7-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet during the shooting, but is expected to be OK.
San Antonio police officers respond to an apparent drive-by shooting in the 1100 block of W. Russell Place. A 7-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet during the shooting, but is expected to be OK. (ksat)

SAN ANTONIO – A 7-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet while she was lying down on a sofa inside a home Monday morning.

Officers responded to the apparent drive-by shooting around 5:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of West Russell Place, not far from the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and Blanco Road.

Police said a suspect, or suspects, in a vehicle opened fire on the home and a bullet grazed the child as she was in the living room.

She was not severely injured and was not transported to a hospital.

Police have not identified or located any suspects.

The family is cooperating in the investigation, police said. The motive is unknown at this time.

This is a developing story. It will be updated once more information becomes available.

San Antonio police officers respond to an apparent drive-by shooting in the 1100 block of W. Russell Place. A 7-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet during the shooting, but is expected to be OK.
San Antonio police officers respond to an apparent drive-by shooting in the 1100 block of W. Russell Place. A 7-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet during the shooting, but is expected to be OK. (KSAT)

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