KINGSBURG, CA. (KMJ) — The Kingsburg Police Department has offered more details regarding the 15-year-old girl who was shot by a stray bullet around 7 p.m. Tuesday at Athwal Park in Kingsburg.
According to police, the girl was playing soccer at Athwal Park and she was hit in the chest by a stray bullet.
Her lung was punctured, and the bullet is now lodged in her chest cavity.
She called her father, who arrived a few minutes later, and he called 911 after arriving at the park.
Police say paramedics arrived and took her to Community Regional Medical Center and she is listed in stable condition.
They also say multiple shots were fired in the air close by, which resulted in the 15-year-old being hit in the chest.
The investigation is still ongoing and detectives are conducting interviews and working leads.
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