Four children shot in Virginia, 7-year-old shot in the stomach

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Norfolk, Virginia are investigating a shooting of four children that took place Friday afternoon.

Police say the victims range between ages 6 to 16. One of the victims, a 7-year-old girl, was shot in the stomach and is in surgery – according to her uncle.

Family members told WAVY’s Jon Dowding that two other victims are also in surgery. One of them, a 16-year-old boy, was shot in the jaw. Another boy, a 14-year-old, was shot in the hand.

Police have not said how the shooting occurred. Police have identified a suspect and hope to have that person in custody soon.

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