The Associated Press

Police: Girl, 11, Grazed By Bullet In Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Police say a sleeping 11-year-old Lawrence girl was grazed by a bullet fired from outside her home.

The girl was shot in the shoulder at about 4 a.m. Friday and her injuries are not considered life threatening. She was not targeted.

Police say the shooting stemmed from a dispute involving tenants on the second floor of the three-story home.

A man apparently involved in an argument with second-floor tenants returned later and fired several shots at the building from a car parked outside.

The girl lives in the first floor. Police recovered eight or nine shell casings at the scene.

There have been no arrests.

No names were released.

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