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Police seize SUV thought to be involved in hit-and-run that injured girls

 New Orleans police have impounded the SUV believed to be involved in an Oct. 5 hit-and-run that left two young girls in the hospital.

Police seized the 2001 tan Chevy Tahoe Oct. 9 in the 2600 block of Gordon Street. It did not have a license plate.

The results of DNA tests on the vehicle are pending. A New Orleans Police Department spokesman said detectives have received several tips through CrimeStopppers, and the investigation is ongoing.

The victims, who are cousins, were hit as they tried to cross the street at St. Claude Avenue and Tupelo. Nine-year-old Heaven Gilmore was recovering at home. Her 11-year-old cousin was hospitalized in critical condition.


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