15-year-old Oklahoma girl shot in the chest while walking home

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TULSA, Okla. – Officers say a 15-year-old girl is recovering after she was shot in the chest early Thursday morning.

Around 3 a.m. on Thursday, authorities were called to a home along N. Garrison Court, near 56th St. North, in Tulsa following a reported shooting.

Investigators say a 15-year-old girl was walking home when a car pulled up beside her and fired one round at her.

Authorities say she was shot in the chest, and was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Neighbors told FOX 23 they heard the gunshot, but thought it was just another firework.

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