12-Year-Old Girl Shot in Mount Eden

By Kevin Deutsch
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A 12-year-old girl was struck by a stray bullet in Mount Eden Saturday, and police are still searching for the gunman.

A 25-year-old man was also shot in the chest during the incident, which happened in front of 1417 Wythe Place about 5:50 p.m., according to the NYPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or DM @NYPDTips on Twitter.

A reward of up to $3,500 is available.

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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.