Injuries and Property Damage Across Florida From Celebratory Gunfire


Police report injuries and property damage in separate incidents across Florida as people engaged in celebratory gunfire.

According to authorities in Orlando, a girl was wounded by a celebratory bullet as she was leaving church shortly after midnight Thursday. Orlando police said there had been a large amount of fireworks and gunfire at the time. The 9-year old girl was treated at the scene by paramedics.

Meanwhile in St. Petersburg, a teenage girl was also struck by a celebratory bullet. According to reports from the police department, the 17-year old was in a backyard watching fireworks when the bullet hit her in the leg.

Also in St. Petersburg, a police officer reported returning to his car to find what appeared to be a bullet-hole in the windshield.

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