The mother and the female child around 3 years old were both shot, the child is in surgery.
The child’s injuries are serious, but the child is expected to survive. The child was hit in the leg by the gunfire.
The mother was also shot once, the bullet was reported to be a trough and through wound and is also being treated at a local hospital.
The suspect vehicle is a dark colored SUV that was last seen southbound from the scene.
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Around 6:40 Pm Emergency personnel were dispatched to the 600 block of North Sunset Ave. In reference to a drive by shooting.
1 person was injured, a small child approximately 3 years old.
It sounds like the child was shot in the leg but this is not yet confirmed.
There were two vehicles shooting at each other and the child was an innocent bystander.
We will update when more information becomes available.