A 16-year-old girl who was shot in the thigh during an attempted robbery at the Oakland Coliseum BART station over the weekend has been treated and released from the hospital, BART spokesman Linton Johnson said today. The incident began at about 10:20 p.m. Saturday when the girl and an 18-year-old man were walking up the stairs from the Coliseum station to a parking lot on Snell Street and were confronted by two male suspects who were wearing hoods that obscured their faces, Johnson said. The man told the suspects that they had no money or valuables but one of the suspects shot the girl, according to Johnson.The man ran back inside the station and flagged down a BART police officer who radioed for medical assistance, Johnson said.BART and Oakland police officers searched the area but didn’t locate the suspects, according to Johnson. BART police say they are asking anyone with information about the shooting to come forward to help with the investigation.
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