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Teenage victim talks after triple shooting Sunday morning

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A 14-year-old victim in the shooting asked that she remain anonymous. A 14-year-old victim in the shooting asked that she remain anonymous.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Nearly a dozen bullets were fired into a car full of teenagers early Sunday morning.

LMPD is now looking for a suspect, and the victims are all recovering, but they're still in shock, especially a 14-year-old girl who was shot four times.

"Blood was just dripping from everywhere," the 14-year old victim said. "I ducked my head, and I just remember bullets flying everywhere."

Her family asked us not to use her name, but we can tell you about her injuries from being shot four times.

"Everybody was panicking, and I just asked the driver to get me to safety, and he said, 'I got you all,' and took me to the hospital."

It happened at the corner of 16th and Jefferson Streets.

"I got the call probably about 3:30 Sunday morning that I need to get to the hospital," said Mari Turner, the victim's grandmother.

Rushing to the hospital, Turner was expecting the worst.

She eventually learned it was bad but not fatal.

"They said ... that she had four bullet holes in her."

Both the victims and police suspect the problem started after a confrontation at a teenage nightclub in downtown Louisville.

"They said they got into an altercation inside the club, a verbal altercation, and then they left, and that's when the vehicle started following them and pulled up beside them and started shooting," said Lt. Todd Kessinger.

Three teenage girls were hit by the gunfire before the male driver sped away.

Lt. Kessinger said it's unclear who the target was.

"These children nowadays are not taught to deal with confrontation," Turner said. "The only thing they know is gun violence."

Th"I just thought they was going to follow us and kill us," the victim said.

Turner said she thought the girls were riding home with another parent. She said she regrets not double checking her grandaughter's story.

"I just thought they were going to follow us and kill us," the victim said.

Right now, police say they're looking for both witnesses and suspects. If you have any information, you can call LMPD's anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD.

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