A glimpse at worsening local violence reveals the exceptionally callous nature of local combatants.
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The shooting happened in the are of U.S. 40 Highway and Sterling Avenue near V’s Italiano Ristorante in Independence, police said.
Police said it appears a “rolling gun battle” took place as two cars shot back and forth at each other, with bullets hitting several others cars in the area.
A 5-year-old girl was injured in the gunfire. Police said she was in one of the vehicles where the occupants were shooting back and forth. Someone drove the child to a nearby Walmart down the street and dropped her off.
The youngster suffered critical injuries but is expected to survive.
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