Nine-Year-Old Shot While in Car

Siren light on roof of police car
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A young girl was shot while riding in a car in Oak Cliff on Thursday night, as reported by The Dallas Morning News.

Police say the girl, a 9-year-old, was struck while riding in a car in the northbound lanes of R.L. Thornton Freeway near East Ledbetter Drive at about 7:10 p.m.

Police say the shooter drove off in a gray vehicle.

According to The Dallas Morning News, the girl was transferred to a hospital in stable condition.

Police did not identify the girl or provide specific details of her injuries.

Police did not provide information on a possible motive or additional details of the incident.

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