Teen Girl Wounded in Lemiert Park Shooting

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 15-year-old girl is hospitalized after she was shot by a 15-year-old boy in Leimert Park and an investigation is underway Saturday, authorities said.

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department were called at 11:27 p.m. Friday to 1615 Martin Luther Blvd. where they learned the girl was shot while the teens were playing with a handgun, an LAPD spokeswoman told City News Service.

The victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition and it was not known whether the two incidents were related.

It was also unknown whether the boy was in police custody.

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