HERCULES, Calif. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl has been shot and critically injured as she answered the door of a Hercules home.
Police say someone knocked on the door of the home about 10:25 p.m. Friday and fired up to 10 shots before fleeing on foot. The girl was hit in her neck and back. She was taken to a hospital and listed in critical but stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: 2 Juveniles Arrested After Mother, Son Found Critically Injured In Elverta
No arrests have been made.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports it’s the latest such attack in the Bay Area.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
In September, a 57-year-old man was shot dead in the doorway of his home by two men who rang the doorbell. In August, a 25-year-old man was shot and killed when he answered the door.
Other similar slayings have happened in Concord and Oakland.MORE NEWS: 'Intense' Yellowjacket Activity Reported Around Sacramento Area, Vector Control Says
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