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Mother shot while watching child's soccer game in Manassas

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A mother watching her child’s soccer game in Manassas over the weekend was wounded by gunfire.

The 43-year-old woman was sitting in a chair at George Hellwig Memorial Park, in the 14000 block of Bristow Road, on Sunday when she felt a sharp pain in her thigh.

The mother believed she might have been shot by a BB gun. When she went to a hospital for treatment, she discovered she was shot by a .22 caliber bullet. Her injury was not life-threatening.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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