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Police are scouring the area for a suspect who fled the scene at approximately 9:40 pm tonight
Sue Marie contributed to this report
July 29, 2020-Hammond Police, EMS and Fire personnel rushed to the Kennedy Crossings apartment at approximately 9:40 p.m. tonight after a report of a young child being shot according to information derived from the scanner. According to the dispatch, a caller reported that a young female was shot. EMS transported the child to an area hospital and no further information is available regarding the condition of the child at this time. Police reported that a male fled westbound from the scene and they were pursuing that male as a possible suspect.
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