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Teen girl asleep in bed grazed by bullet shot into house

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Posted at 11:57 AM, Oct 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-06 12:57:14-04

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police in Omaha say a 16-year-old girl asleep in her bed was grazed by a bullet shot into her house.

Investigators say it happened shortly after 4 a.m. Monday in Omaha when someone fired a gun at a home east of Seymour Smith Park. Our partners at the Omaha World-Herald reported that the girl's father told police she heard “what sounded like an explosion” as a bullet grazed the back of her leg.

Police say the family found damage from gunfire throughout the house. Police are asking the public's help in identifying the shooter.

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