3 children wounded in gang crossfire in southwest Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Police responded to reports that multiple kids were shot Wednesday afternoon in southwest Houston.

Three young people, including an 11-year-old girl, were walking home from a Family Dollar Store when they were wounded on Gulfton Street.

According to a witness at the scene, the little girl was shot in the shoulder and the two teenage boys were shot in the leg and the foot.

Business owners feared a shooting would happen after HPD's Gulfton storefront closed.

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"It's not the same," Gerardo Guerrero said.

An eyewitness who tried to help said the youths were rushed to the hospital.

Police are now searching for a white SUV.

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