Girl, 10, injured in Springfield double shooting


SPRINGFIELD >> Police say a double shooting in Springfield has injured a woman and a 10-year-old girl.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say the child was shot in the leg and the 19-year-old woman was shot in the buttocks after a man pulled up at Belmont Avenue and Mountainview Street and got into an altercation with a group of people.

Both victims were taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police say it's unclear if the woman was the intended target or knew the suspect. No arrests have been made as of Thursday night. The shooting is under investigation.


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