March 18, 7 A.M. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California say at least three people were killed and four people were wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting at a convenience store.
Stockton police say a woman died Tuesday on a sidewalk outside the store and two men died at a hospital.
Four others found inside the market were transported to hospitals for treatment. Their conditions were not immediately known early Wednesday.
The Stockton Record reports that police are interviewing witnesses, some of whom said they heard up to 40 gunshots.
Dozens of people gathered in the area after the shooting, and additional officers had to help control the crowd. Officials say the area is known for gang activity.
Officer Joe Silva called it one of the worst mass shootings in the city's recent history.
SHOOTING UPDATE: Witnesses reported seeing a dark colored SUV drive S/B on Madison Street firing gunshots into the crowd outside the market.— Stockton Police Dept (@StocktonPolice) March 18, 2015
SPD NEWS – TRIPLE HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UPDATE On March 17, 2015, at 8:22 pm, Stockton Police Officers... http://t.co/2aFwA5UEsf— Stockton Police Dept (@StocktonPolice) March 18, 2015
March 17, 11 P.M. (AP) — Police in Stockton say at least three people are dead and four people are wounded in a shooting at a grocery store.
Stockton police say one person was killed Tuesday night at the store in Stockton and another two died at a hospital.
The Stockton Record reports the victim who died at the store was a woman. She was found on a sidewalk outside. Some of the wounded victims were found inside the market.
Dozens of people gathered in the area after the shooting, and additional police had to be called to help control the crowd.