Child shot in Southeast DC

Police say a young girl was shot Friday night in Southeast D.C.

The shooting happened at around 9:20 p.m. in the 300 block of Ridge Road.

The victim, who is under 10 years old, was conscious and breathing before being transported to the hospital. She is expected to survive, according to police.

Witnesses at the scene say the girl was struck by what is believed to be a stray bullet.

There is no lookout for a suspect at this time.

About a block away from the shooting, officers say an unrelated stabbing also occurred.

This shooting comes two days after a 3-year-old girl was accidentally shot and killed inside her family's Southeast D.C. apartment on 46th Place.

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