Woman killed, 5 hurt during gun battle at California mall

Gunfight spills from barber shop to parking lot, where a mother is hit while putting her toddler in car


Associated Press
December 15, 2010 5:02AM (UTC)

A woman loading her 2-year-old child into a vehicle has been killed and five others wounded in a shooting at a strip mall in south Sacramento.

Sacramento Sheriff's Department Sgt. Tim Curran says two men were in a barber shop just before 1 p.m. Tuesday when two other men came in and started shooting. Curran said the men in the barber shop were also armed and returned fire.

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The gun battle then apparently moved into the parking lot, where Curran said a bullet struck a woman putting her 2-year-old into her Chevrolet SUV. The child was unhurt.

Sacramento Police Sgt. Norm Leong says at least one person suffering from a gunshot wound has been taken to a local hospital.

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Information from: KXTV-TV


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