By ABC7 Chicago
KENOSHA, Wis. (WLS) — A girl is in critical condition Friday night after she was shot while allegedly trying to steal a car from a Kenosha gas station in Wisconsin, according to police.
A man said he left his car running unattended at a gas station near 50th Street and Sheridan Rd around 5:30 p.m. when he saw the girl, described as a juvenile, jump into his car and try to drive away. That’s when he grabbed his gun and fired shots, hitting the girl in the back, police said.
Kenosha Police are investigating a shooting that occurred around 5:30 pm, today. A person left a vehicle running and unattended at the gas station 50th Street and Sheridan Rd. A juvenile stole the car and while driving away the owner fired shots at the car, striking the girl.
— Kenosha Police Dept. (@KenoshaPolice) July 17, 2021
The girl was flown to a hospital in critical condition, Kenosha police said.
Police have the shooter in custody.
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