Police: Girl, 11, Grazed By Bullet In Lawrence

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.

This article was originally published on August 17, 2012.

This program aired on August 17, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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