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Police: Girl Hospitalized After Lawrence Shooting

A child was shot Friday night in Lawrence, Massachusetts, police confirmed.

According to Lawrence Police, a girl under the age of 17 was shot on the 300 block of High Street. Officers responded just after 9 p.m.

She was taken to Lawrence General Hospital before being transported to a hospital in Boston.

Authorities did not have any immediate word on the nature or extent of her injuries.

During the gunfire, a bullet flew into a nearby apartment. No one inside the home was hurt.

The Essex County District Attorney's Office said it was investigating.

No further information was immediately available.

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