STOCKTON (AP) — A 3-year-old girl riding in a car with her family was killed by a stray bullet in a Stockton neighborhood where a shooting over the weekend left another person dead.
The the child was struck Sunday night by the gunfire and driven immediately to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police say that the family was not the intended target. The case remains under investigation.
The shooting was the latest in Stockton. A block from where the girl was shot, police say a 30-year-old man was killed and a 24-year-old man hit by gunfire at a shopping center on Saturday.
Police say the shootings did not appear to be related.