VALLEJO (CBS SF) — A 6-year-old boy was in critical condition early Wednesday following a shooting during a family Christmas Eve celebration in Vallejo, police said.
Officers responded at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday to a report of gunshots near Ohio and Mariposa streets.READ MORE: San Leandro Community Rallies for Reform on Anniversary of Steven Taylor's Police Shooting Death
When they arrived they found evidence that a shooting took place, but did not find a victim, who had been taken to a hospital in a private vehicle.READ MORE: Lodi Parachute Center Skydiver Dies After Chute Gets Tangled on Descent
Detectives responded and learned that the boy was celebrating with his family on Ohio Street when shots were fired. Bullets hit the boy in the torso.
No other details were released early Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Saratoga Resident Displaced in 2-Alarm House Fire Sunday Morning
Police were asking anyone who may have information about the shooting to call Detective T. Schillinger at (707) 648-4278 or Detective K. Rose at (707) 651-7146.