9-year-old girl shot while playing outside in Woodbridge neighborhood; remains hospitalized Wednesday

Police say a 9-year-old girl was shot in Woodbridge Tuesday evening. 

Prince William County police are investigating the shooting which took place in the 15300 block of Gatehouse Terrace. 

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The juvenile female victim was taken to a local hospital with injuries. Residents can expect an increased police presence as the investigation continues.

Originally, police said the victim was 8-years-old. They have since issued a correction saying she is 9-years-old. 

This is a developing story. Check back with FOX 5 for updates.