Girl, 16, Shot in Hip Outside Bronx School

Thursday, Jun 9, 2011  |  Updated 8:07 AM EDT
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A 16-year-old girl was shot outside a Bronx school Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The student was shot in the hip outside Bronx Academy High School in the Soundview section of the borough at about 3:30 p.m., officials said.

Police say the victim was wounded in her right hip after a gunman leaped off a public bus and fired into the ground. The shooter has not been identified.

The victim was taken to Jacobi Hospital.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

Individuals can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or via text to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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