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4-year-old girl shot in the head, 2 adults wounded in Sheraden gunfire

| Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Pittsburgh police are investigating a shooting in Sheraden on Saturday that sent three people, including a 4-year-old girl, to the hospital.
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Pittsburgh police are investigating a shooting in Sheraden on Saturday that sent three people, including a 4-year-old girl, to the hospital.

Pittsburgh police are investigating a shooting in Sheraden that sent three people, including a 4-year-old girl, to the hospital.

The shooting was reported about 3:40 p.m. Saturday on Huxley Street, according to police.

The 4-year-old girl was shot in the head. She was alert and talking before undergoing surgery at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

A 57-year-old woman and 23-year-old man were also shot and wounded. Medics took the woman to Allegheny General Hospital. The man was taken to UPMC Presbyterian.

All three were last reported to be in stable condition.

When officers arrived, they spotted a blue minivan fleeing the scene.

Police chased the van into the city's North Side, where the van crashed into a pole. Three people in the van have been taken into custody for questioning, police reported.

A gun, believed to have been used in the shooting, was recovered along the route taken by the fleeing van.

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