STOCKTON (CBS13) – Detectives have made an arrest in the drive-by shooting in Stockton that left a nine-year-old girl with injuries.
The shooting happened back on April 2 along Van Gogh Lane. In that incident, a car pulled up beside the family’s car and started shooting.
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On April 20th, David Price, 39, was arrested in connection to the April 2nd shooting of a 9-year-old girl that occurred in the 2200 blk of Van Gough Ln. Price was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Task Force in Citrus Heights. A total of five handguns were recovered. pic.twitter.com/kUA4GRTsqb
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It’s unclear what prompted the shooting, but the parents tried to speed off to get the girl to the hospital. However, their car didn’t make it all the way, since one tire had been shot.
Police said the girl was hospitalized but is expected to be OK.READ MORE: Quail Fire In Vacaville Now 90% Contained
David Price, 39, has since been arrested in connection to the girl’s shooting. He was taken into custody in Citrus Heights by the US Marshals Task Force, but detectives did not disclose how they identified him as a suspect.
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Price has been booked into San Joaquin County Jail.