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12-year-old girl shot in the leg outside of Childs Park Recreation and Fitness Center

Posted at 11:02 PM, May 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-22 09:40:13-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A child was injured in a shooting outside of a rec center in St Petersburg.

Police said that at about 9:35 p.m. they responded to shots fired call at Childs Park Recreation and Fitness Center at 4301 11th Avenue South.

When the officer arrived, police said he saw a 12-year-old girl struck by a bullet in her leg. She was treated for a non-life-threatening injury.

A suspect has not been arrested.

No other information has been released at this time.