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Washington state teen shot in her own home after gunmen open fire

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A teenage girl was shot in the leg when a group of suspects opened fire on her home in Washington state on Wednesday, police said.

The Algona Police Department said a group of people got out of a white KIA four-door sedan at a home in the 200 block of 2nd Avenue North around 5:45 p.m.

Three suspects then opened fire on the home, returned to the vehicle and fled, authorities said.

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Authorities at the scene where a teenager was shot in the leg when a group of suspects opened fire on a house.
(Seattle Fox)

A 14-year-old boy inside the house was hit in the leg by a bullet. Responding officers placed a tourniquet on her leg and took her to a hospital for treatment.

“I’m proud of my officers and their quick response,” Algona Police Chief James Schrimpsher said.

The shooting was captured on surveillance video, but authorities have not released any footage or images of the shooting.

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“I heard shots, which I thought were fireworks,” Jacky Rodriguez, who lives down the street, told Fox Seattle. “And I saw the…I don’t want to say the spark, but like the flash. And then the car drove away.”

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