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Girl, 11, grazed by bullet possibly fired from black sedan in Southwest Philly

The girl was wounded on 66th Street near Grays Avenue.

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An 11-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet Friday evening in the Elmwood section of Southwest Philadelphia, police said.

Just after 7 p.m., the girl and her 7-year-old brother were outside on 66th Street near Grays Avenue when the bullet skimmed the girl’s upper left thigh, police said.

The boy told police he heard a pop. The girl began to run when she felt something sting her leg, causing her to fall to the group, police said.

An unidentified female helped the girl walk to the corner of 66th & Elmwood Avenue. The victim and her brother walked home and told their grandmother what happened.

The girl was taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to be treated. She told police the shot may have come from a black sedan traveling north on 66th Street.

Police reported no arrests, and no other details were released.