North Las Vegas police Officer Aaron Patty confirmed a 7-year-old girl was shot in the hand at an apartment complex on McCarran Street, near Losee Road and Centennial Parkway, Thursday evening.
The child was taken to University Medical Center shortly after 7 p.m. as a precautionary measure. Her injury is not life-threatening, according to police.
Police are still working to determine how the shooting occurred and have not made an arrest. They said at least one adult was home with the child when the shooting occurred.
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