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12-Year-Old Shot With Pellet Gun By Relative Is In Critical Condition

4:48 PM, Dec 27, 2010   |    comments
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WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA) -- Police say a relative shot a 12-year-old girl with a pellet gun on Thursday and she is in critical condition.

Prince William County police say on Dec. 23 shortly before 10:40 p.m., they responded to the 12900 block of Ketterman Dr in Woodbridge for a shooting.

They found the girl shot in the chest. She was taken by ground to an area hospital then air-lifted to a trauma center where she remains in critical condition.

A 17-year-old boy, a relative of the girl, was taken into custody and charged with aggravated malicious wounding. He is being held at a juvenile detention center.

No more information was immediately available.

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