13-year-old shot while sleeping in southeast Fresno apartment was not intended target, police say

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno police are investigating after a 13-year-old girl was shot in southeast Fresno on Thursday morning.

Officers say someone fired shots into an apartment on Winery and Balch Avenues shortly after 2:30 a.m.

The girl was shot at least once while she was sleeping, but investigators do not believe she was the intended target.

Officials say the girl was rushed to a hospital with critical injuries.

Investigators are interviewing potential witnesses to determine what led up to the shooting. A possible description of a suspect has not been released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Fresno Police Department.
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