Nassau County police are investigating after a 7-year-old girl in...

Nassau County police are investigating after a 7-year-old girl in a home on Evans Ave in Hempstead was found with a gunshot wound to her arm. Credit: James Staubitser

Nassau County police are investigating after a 7-year-old girl was shot in Hempstead on Saturday afternoon.

Village of Hempstead police responded shortly before 3 p.m. to an Evans Avenue residence where they discovered that a girl had been shot in her left arm. She was transported to a hospital for treatment, Nassau police said. 

The investigation is ongoing. Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS or call 911.

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