Child injured by falling glass pane at Bethesda apartment

A glass pane fell from an upper-floor balcony of a Bethesda, Maryland, apartment building, leaving a child injured.

Montgomery County Fire and EMS said it happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Flats 8300 luxury apartment building.

Crews said the 4-by-5 foot safety glass panel fell from a ninth floor balcony, shattering into pellets outside the entrance to the Harris Teeter.

The 12-year-old girl was hit by those pellets. She was injured but is expected to be OK.

The debris struck several other people, according to Montgomery County officials.

Below is a map of the area where the incident happened.

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