STOCKTON (CBS13) – A girl is being treated after she was shot in Stockton on Saturday.
Around 4:20 p.m., a nine-year-old girl was hit by gunfire in the 2200 block of Van Gogh Lane, according to a Stockton Police Department spokesperson. She was transported to a hospital in unknown but stable condition. She is expected to recover.
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JUST IN: 9 yr old girl shot in Stockton on Van Gogh Ln. is hospitalized but expected to be OK.@StocktonPolice say this is an active investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the department.@CBSSacramento
— Madisen Keavy (@madisenkeavy) April 3, 2022
Police are investigating the incident. No further details have been released.
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Less than a week ago, on March 27, another 9-year-old was one of three people injured in a shooting incident in Stockton, said the Stockton Police Department. The incident happened around 1:15 p.m. in the area of Searchlight and Hazelton avenues.
In addition to the 9-yar-old boy injured, police found a 29-year-old man and a 28-year-old man who were also shot.MORE NEWS: Applications Now Open For $10K Grants For Sacramento Artists
The two older men were transported to the local hospital in unknown condition. The 9-year-old was med-flighted to UC Davis Medical Center in critical condition.