14-Yr-Old Ivanhoe Girl Shot in Drive-By Shooting

June 12, 2009 8:03:08 AM PDT
In the South Valley, police are looking for a suspect in a shooting of a fourteen-year old girl.It happened in the Tulare County town of Ivanhoe at avenue 328 and road 157.

Deputies said several bullets were fired at several homes in the neighborhood. The teen was inside one of the homes, she was hit in the upper body by a bullet.

The girl was airlifted to a Fresno hospital. She was released from the hospital late Thursday night.

The shooting shocked the community. "It's so scary. I have four kids. And we're a close community. When one of us is hurt we all feel it," said neighbor Christine Barba.

Tulare County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a dark colored pickup that witnesses reported on the street before the shooting.

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