Reports: Bullets entering home kill girl, 11; suspect 'critical' after armed homeowner fires back

(FOX NEWS) - An armed resident returned fire and critically wounded a 19-year-old suspect after a drive-by shooting resulted in the death of an 11-year-old girl who was inside her family's home in a suburb north of Las Vegas on Thursday night, according to reports.

The unidentified girl was rushed to a hospital, but her life couldn't be saved, according to police in North Las Vegas.

“It’s an unfortunate incident involving such a young person,” a police department spokesman said.

The girl was seated at a table with her two siblings, ages 14 and 5, when the shots were fired, family members told a reporter from FOX 5 Las Vegas.