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9-year-old girl shot in bed during Petersburg gun battle

The child was shot in the arm after a bullet entered her bedroom.
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Posted at 10:03 PM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 17:00:53-05

PETERSBURG, Va. -- A 9-year-old girl was shot while lying in her bed at a Petersburg apartment complex Thursday night.

Police said the child was shot in the arm in her bedroom at the Croatan apartments in the 2300 block of Navajo Court around 9 p.m.

Police believe the child was hit by a stray bullet from a gun battle in the parking lot.

The child suffered minor injuries, , according to police.

No arrests have been made in the case.

If any has any information, was in the area and believe that they saw or heard anything in the area, please call the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crimes Solvers at 804-861-1212 or go to P3tips.com.