14-Year-Old Shot And Killed While Riding In Car In Tacoma

ACOMA, Wash. (AP) – Police say a 14-year-old girl was shot and killed while riding in a car in Tacoma, Washington.

The Tacoma Police Department said on Twitter at about 1 p.m. Wednesday that juveniles were inside a car near 19th and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in the Hilltop neighborhood when someone shot at them.

Police say the girl who was hit was driven to the 1900 block of South Ainsworth where medics tried unsuccessfully to save her.

Police said the scene remained active and urged people to stay away from the area.

No further information was immediately released.

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