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2-year-old girl shot in foot inside home on East 44th Street

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A toddler was shot in her foot Friday night at a home on East 44th Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said the Sheriff's Office received a call at about 9:10 p.m. from the hospital where the 2-year-old girl was taken for treatment. They learned she was shot at the house.

According to the Sheriff's Office, three adults were in the house when they heard a gunshot in a room. Twin 2-year-old girls were in the room with a 6-year-old boy. When adults entered the room, they found the young girl had been shot.

It was unclear who the gun belonged to and how it discharged. The 2-year-old was said to have non-life-threatening injuries.

 


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