Police investigate after 9-year-old girl shot in Roxbury

ROXBURY, MA (WHDH) — Police are investigating after a 9-year-old girl was shot in Roxbury early Sunday morning.

Police said the child was on a playground on Annunciation Road.

According to police, some kind of party was taking place in an adjacent parking lot.

Someone started firing shots into the crowd and a bullet hit the young girl while she was playing at the playground.

The child was rushed to a local hospital for surgery and is expected to recover.

Mayor Walsh visited the girl’s family in the hospital.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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