Gunfire outside Milwaukee home strikes girl, 9, inside
Police said a 9-year-old girl inside a Milwaukee home was critically injured when she was struck by bullets from gunfire outside.
Police Chief Ed Flynn said the incident happened Thursday around 8:20 p.m. He said two groups armed with rifles and pistols were engaged in a “shootout” when several bullets penetrated the home, striking the girl.
Flynn said she is in critical condition at a hospital.
He said more than 40 shell casings were recovered from the scene.
No further details were immediately available.