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Police: Young girl injured during drive-by shooting in Glendale

Posted at 5:41 PM, Dec 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-05 00:51:02-05

A young girl was injured after being grazed by a bullet during a drive-by shooting in Glendale Saturday afternoon.

Police were called to the area of 59th and Missouri avenues around 4 p.m. after receiving reports of a possible shooting.

When officers arrived at the scene it was discovered a girl suffered a minor injury after an unknown person fired a shot from a moving car, officials said. It's believed the suspect may have been trying to shot at another car.

The victim was treated at the scene and police are continuing to investigate the incident.

According to a Glendale police spokesperson, multiple shell casings were collected from the road. 

A woman, who only wanted to be identified as 'Pat', was watching TV in her living room when she says she heard the gunfire.

"I was just sitting here and I just heard pop, pop, pop, pop, it seemed like it started from right here going all the way down to Missouri," said Pat. "At first I thought it was a car backfiring, but then it kept going so I said no, that can't be a car backfiring, it's gotta be guns."

Police do not have a suspect in custody and have no information about the car used during the shooting.

"I said oh my God, all I could do was just pray, pray for the family. Pray and thank God that nobody got seriously hurt because somebody could have died," said Pat. "They need to stop and think because I know they wouldn't like it if their loved one got hurt, they need to stop and think."

No additional information was immediately available. 

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