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Child shot in the hand in North Las Vegas


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Child shot in the hand in North Las Vegas

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Feb 20, 2014

North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- North Las Vegas police were called to the scene of a shooting involving a child on Thursday.

Police said an eight-year-old girl was shot in the hand.

It happened around 6:50 p.m. on the 6500 block of McCarran Street, near Azure Avenue and Losee Road.

It's unclear whether the incident was an accident.

The girl was transported to UMC Trauma with non-life threatening injuries.

Action News will update this story as more information becomes available.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is the Senior Web Editor for and KTNV Mobile.