Police: 8-year-old shot in Camden

Camden, NJ (WTXF) Police say an 8-year-old girl was shot on Spruce Street in Camden, New Jersey.
 
The shooting happened shortly after 8:50 p.m. Wednesday.
 
According to police, the girl was struck by a stray bullet in the head while she was outside. She has been transported to Cooper University Hospital. At the time of broadcast, the girl was in surgery and currently listed in critical condition.
 
Several armed suspects were firing at a target, according to investigators. The girl was not the target but in vicinity of the target.  Police say several suspects fled the area at a high rate of speed.
 
Police are asking anyone who saw anything to come forward.
 
This is a developing story, please stay with FOX 29 for updates.
 
 
 
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