Police say they believe a 6-year-old girl who was shot overnight in Oakland was hit by celebratory gun fire.
According to the Oakland Police Department, it happened around 2 a.m. at a home in the area of Thermal Street and 94th Avenue.
Police say the girl was playing in the backyard of her home during a family New Year’s Eve party when she was hit by a stray bullet.
A family member drove the girl to a local hospital where she is currently listed in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Oakland Police Department’s Felony Assault Unit at 510-238-3426.
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