13-year-old girl shot, wounded inside vehicle parked at mall

SPRINGDALE, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old girl was found shot and wounded in a vehicle parked at a mall in southwestern Ohio, authorities said.

The shooting in Springdale occurred Friday night, but it wasn’t clear if it happened in the Tri-County mall lot or another location. Authorities believe the shooting was a random incident, but said the investigation is ongoing.

The girl was shot at least once in the stomach and was taken to a hospital, where she remained Saturday. Her name and further details on her condition were not disclosed.

Authorities say other people were also in the vehicle when the shooting occurred, but no other injuries were reported. It wasn’t immediately known who owned the vehicle or if they were related to the victim

A motive for the shooting remains under investigation.