California police are investigating after a 1-year-old girl was allegedly shot while riding in a car in Oakland on Monday.
Officers initially responded to the incident after gunshot locating technology known as ShotSpotter activated just after 6 p.m. (9 p.m. ET), the Oakland Police Department said.
They arrived and found the 1-year-old boy apparently suffering from a gunshot wound, police said.
The boy was transported to a children’s hospital and has been in stable condition since early Tuesday morning, authorities said.
The baby was traveling in a red sedan when she was shot, according to NBC Bay Area.
Surveillance cameras at a nearby store, Saba Gift Market, captured video of a red sedan heading to a fire station, its passengers appearing to get out and bang on the doors of a fire station for help, the report said. half.
“I just hear people screaming and stuff and I hear banging, so I ran outside and I saw the camera here,” witness Abdul Farahn told NBC Bay Area.
“I run outside and yes, I see the baby,” Farahn said. «She was on the ground and they were doing CPR on him, I think, so he could breathe.»
Firefighters provided assistance before an ambulance arrived and transported the girl to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital with gunshot wounds, the Oakland Fire Department told NBC Bay Area. The baby’s condition was not known until early Tuesday morning.
An image shared by NBC Bay Area of the red sedan the boy was allegedly driving shows the vehicle riddled with bullets.
Police have yet to publicly identify any suspects in the incident and have not said whether they believe it was a random or targeted shooting.
Authorities have asked anyone with information about the shooting to contact the Oakland Police Department’s Serious Assault Unit.