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AFTON, Minn. (AP) — The Washington County sheriff says a stray bullet traveled about a mile before it struck an 8-year-old girl in the leg outside an Afton church earlier this month.

Sheriff Bill Hutton says the girl was outside Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Afton when she was hit about 5 p.m. March 10.

The bullet struck the girl in the calf. She was taken to a hospital.

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