Couple Mistakes Daughter's Gunshot Wound for Period, Refrains From Immediate Medical Attention

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A couple in Northern California waited several hours before reporting to the police that their 10-year old daughter had been shot on Friday.

Why? They believed she had simply suffered her very first period.

According the official police report, the girl was sleeping in her bed around 2 a.m. when a stray drive-by bullet struck her in the buttocks.

The girl awoke in pain and had blood in her underwear.

However, Sgt. Mark Ormsby says the victim's parents "had no reason to believe" the blood on her person was anything but period-related.

However, after the girl continued to complain, the couple investigated her bedroom and found bullet holes, eventually taking her to the hospital.

She remains there, in stable condition.

While quite an unusual situation, the girl's physician acknowledges the bullet wound was small and could easily have been mistaken for menstruation.

At this time, no arrests have been made in the shooting.

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Was she Mexican cuz that does happen really early in life . The next door girl got her and started making little beaners at 9.

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I have to.. because as serious as the situation could have been, this warrants it. My first period definitely felt like I'd been shot...well not in the butt, so yeah..I could see how this could have been confused, maybe? Never mind *head shake*

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this situation can only happen with sick prudishly raised americans.

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Dafuq?