Young shooting victim released from hospital

March 25, 2008 3:52:13 PM PDT
The 12-year-old Chicago girl caught in gang crossfire last week is now out of the hospital and recovering at home.Police say the child was inside her home near 89th and Houston when a bullet shattered a window. The girl was hit in the back.

Police later picked up a 15-year-old boy on a curfew violation but realized he matched a description of the shooting suspect.

Officers say witnesses indentified the teen as the shooter in a police lineup.

He's now in jail, charged in the case and being held on a $450,000 bond.

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