11-year-old girl shot in Rayne

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RAYNE, La. (KLFY)- Rayne police are investigating exchanged gunfire that led to an 11-year-old girl being shot in the leg.

Officers were called to the 900 block of Reynolds Street where they found the wounded girl.

Rayne Police Chief Carroll J. Stelly said witnesses told officers that two groups of male subjects were fighting when the gunfire began.

The girl was a bystander and not believed to be the intended target, Stelly said.

The girl was taken to a local hospital where she was treated and released.

Investigators have identified several suspects, both juvenile and adult, and are in the process of acquiring arrest warrants.

Chief Carroll Stelly advised that arrests are imminent in this investigation and ask anyone with additional information to contact detective Richard Gray at 337-393-2930 or Acadia Parish Crimestoppers at 789-TIPS.

Callers could receive up to a $1,000 cash reward and callers will remain anonymous.

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