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* San Francisco Shooting Injures 11 Year Old Girl, Several 101 Lanes Closed As Investigation Continues

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Three people have been detained in connection with a shooting that injured an 11-year-old girl in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood this afternoon, police said. Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the first block of Leland Avenue at around 3:45 p.m. Witnesses said that suspects fired shots toward a park located at Leland Avenue and Peabody Street before driving away in a green two-door Lexus, police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said. Officers found an 11-year-old girl who was injured during theshooting.

Police said a bullet grazed the girl and she was taken to a hospital with non life threatening injuries. The girl was most likely not an intended target, police said. Officers spotted a car matching the suspect vehicle’s description entering U.S. Highway 101 from Bayshore Boulevard and stopped the car. Three people were detained and a gun was recovered from the Lexus, Andraychak said. Several northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 101 remain closed to
traffic this evening as officers continue their investigation.

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