8-year-old girl shot in head, in critical condition at Winston-Salem hospital, police say

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — An 8-year-old girl in Winston-Salem was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head on Friday afternoon, according to Winston-Salem police.

She is out of surgery, in critical condition and still under aggressive treatment at the hospital, police say.

The child arrived at the hospital arrived 1:30 p.m. and doctors notified police shortly after 4 p.m.

Through interviews at the hospital, officers learned that evidence would be at a home on Indiana Avenue. 

Winston-Salem police said they are still in the early stages of the investigation.

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