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WEST SACRAMENTO —

A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after being shot in the head in her West Sacramento home.

Neighbors of the usually quiet West Sacramento area were jolted by a stream of gunshots at around 8:50 p.m. Saturday night.

“It was like, ‘Pop. Pop. Pop.’ Like four to six,” neighbor Alan Franciscus said.

West Sacramento Police said someone shot into a home on the corner of Hobson Avenue and Solano Street. Multiple bullet holes remain on the side of the duplex — all marked with yellow chalk.

One of the bullets hit a 13-year-old girl. Her identity has not been released.

Investigators said the teen was sitting on the couch with her grandmother when a bullet hit her head.
The victim’s friends said she is a great student, always staying out of trouble.

The brother of the victim told FOX40 off camera that the only two people who live at the duplex are his grandmother and his 13-year-old little sister, so he has no idea why anybody would shoot at the home.

She was taken to UC Davis Medical Center to treat critical injuries.

Franciscus was watching television across the street when the shooting occurred.

“It was interesting because I didn’t hear a screech or a car or anything like that,” Franciscus said.

West Sacramento Police are working off limited information.

They do not know if this was a drive by, a walk by shooting, or if this was a targeted shooting. They have no one in custody at this time.

As of now, the family said the young girl is out of surgery at UC Davis. She is now on life support.