Teenage girl shot while sitting in car in Orange Cove, authorities say

Investigators believe the victim was injured while outside with others on 8th Street near J Street.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Teenage girl hospitalized after shooting in Orange Cove: Authorities
A teenage girl remains in critical condition after being shot in Fresno County.

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- A teenager was hospitalized after she was shot while sitting in her car over the weekend in Orange Cove.

The shooting happened around 8:00 pm in the area of 8th and J streets.

Investigators say the woman was talking to her boyfriend, who was standing outside the car, when she was shot.

She was rushed to a local hospital, where she is in critical condition.

Detectives are still working to identify the suspect and the vehicle involved in the shooting.

The motive is unknown, but officials say they believe it might be gang-related.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Detective Jose Diaz at (559) 600-8204.

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