UPDATE: Fresno girl shot outside laundromat dies

Monday, January 19, 2015
Girl, 9, shot in front of West Central Fresno laundromat
UPDATE: Fresno girl shot outside laundromat on Sunday night dies. This video is from Sunday night's 11pm story on the incident.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police are searching for answers after a nine-year-old girl identified as Janessa Ramirez of Fresno was shot outside a laundromat in West Central Fresno. Today, authorities confirmed the girl died shortly after arriving at the hospital.

The shooting happened 9pm Sunday in the area of Clinton and Marks. Police say the little girl was standing with her mother in front of the laundromat, when someone drove by and opened fire. The nine-year-old girl was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center in Downtown Fresno.

No arrests have been made and police are looking for a motive in the shooting. The police department are holding a press conference Monday morning.

Action News reporter Sontaya Rose is following the story and will have more details on ABC30 Action News Live at 4. Follow her on Twitter at @SontayaRose for immediate updates.