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Teen girl shot in the head on Bennett Avenue

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- A 13 year-old girl is fighting for her life after being shot in the head Saturday night.

Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting call near 2012 Bennett Avenue just after 10:00 p.m. Saturday where they found the teenager suffering from a serious gunshot wound.

The teen, whom police will not identify because of her age, was rushed to Erlanger Medical Center where she underwent emergency surgery.

The latest update has her listed in critical condition.

Police spokesman Nathan Hartwig says that investigators have suspect leads and the case is on-going.

He does asks that anyone with information on this shooting to please call the Chattanooga Police Department at (423) 698-2525 or Crime Stoppers at (423) 698-3333.

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