Young Fresno Girl Survives Being Shot in Her Own Home, Shooter At Large


FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – A young Fresno girl –survives being shot in her own home, police are looking for the shooter.

Fresno Police say the family of five was inside the apartment around 6:00p.m. Monday Dec. 16, when gunfire tore through the walls of the unit at the Ashmark Arms Apartments on Ashlan and Marks.

Fresno Police Lieutenant Bill Dooley says “they were inside not doing anything in particular when all of a sudden the shots started to ring out, and rounds started coming through their front door.”

Lt. Dooley said one of those rounds struck a 5-year-old girl in the head.

She stayed conscious and was able to speak to first responders before being rushed to CRMC.

She’s expected to be okay.

Fresno Police now ask anyone who may have witnessed this shooting to call Valley Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP.

Click to hear the report by KMJ’s Liz Kern: