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Child shot while sitting in the backseat of a moving car

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An 8-year-old girl from Lauderhill, Florida is recovering from a gunshot wound after she was shot while sitting in the back of a moving car.
The incident occurred on Monday night while the mother was driving along Northwest 56th Avenue from Sunrise Boulevard.
The mother told police that she suddenly heard a barrage of loud explosions and turned around to see her daughter bleeding from her leg.
She immediately drove the child to Florida Medical Center and contacted the police from there.
Investigators say they believe a bullet went through the base of the door and struck the child in the leg.
Detectives believe the child may have been the victim of indiscriminate gunfire and are asking for the public’s help in finding who is responsible.
If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.