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3-Year-Old Child Wounded By Ricochet Bullet



People took to recreational shooting this afternoon near Hodge Road where a child was struck by a bullet that ricochet. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

Hodge Road/15 Freeway ( A 3-year-old child was transported to Barstow Community Hospital after being hit and injured by a ricocheting bullet.

San Bernardino County Fire Department Personnel and the California Highway Patrol responded to a designated shooting area on Hodge Road just west of the 15 Freeway at approximately 3:37 p.m.

According to scanner traffic, the child was hit in the forehead and sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The father of the victim was an off-duty paramedic from an unknown agency, scanner traffic reported.

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