Eight-Year-Old Girl Shot at Patterson Houses

By Sasha Gonzales 
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An 8-year-old girl was shot inside her family’s apartment at the Patterson Houses Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The child suffered a gunshot wound to her stomach shortly after 9 a.m. at the NYCHA property in Mott Haven. Her mother rushed her to Lincoln Hospital, where she is recovering and expected to survive, authorities said.

No arrests have been announced as of Wednesday night.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Sasha Gonzales is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering breaking news and crime. A Bronx native, Sasha is an avid photographer, museum-goer, and reader. She lives in Kingsbridge.