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Last Updated: Monday, 30 April 2007, 21:27 GMT 22:27 UK
Girl critically hurt in shooting
Scene of shooting
Police attended the scene on Monday evening
A 12-year-old girl has been shot in the head and critically injured in an incident in Greater Manchester.

Police were called to an address at Wembley Road in Gorton at about 1930 BST to deal with reports of a shooting.

Police and ambulance crews attended and the girl was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

A 17-year-old boy from Gorton has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He will be questioned later.

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