NYC: Teen girl shot in the hip as she crosses Bronx street

A gunman shot a 15-year-old girl in the hip as she crossed a Bronx street Tuesday night, police sources said.

Police believe the victim was an innocent bystander when the gunman let loose a spray of bullets from in front of a pharmacy on E. 174rd St., near the Bronx River Houses, sources said.

The girl and a friend were crossing at a three-way intersection near Manor Ave., E. 173rd St. and E. 174th St. when one of the bullets hit her in the left hip at about 8:30 p.m., sources said.

“It appears she was the unintended target,” one police source said. “It appears she was an innocent bystander.”



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