$10,000 reward offered in 6-year-old girl's shooting

October 5, 2010 4:16:51 PM PDT
Police are asking for the community's help in identifying the person who shot a young girl as she slept in her East Oakland home last week, and are offering a reward of up to $10,000 in the case.

On Sept. 28, the 6-year-old girl was asleep in her parents' bed in their home in the 1600 block of Seminary Avenue, near East 16th Street, when the family's home was sprayed with gunfire at about 2:15 a.m., police said.

One bullet struck the girl's arm and traveled into her chest, but her injuries aren't considered life-threatening.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Sgt. P. Gonzales with Oakland police's criminal investigation division at (510) 238-3328.

Crime Stoppers has offered a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest.