VICTORVILLE, Calif. — The Latest on the death of a 12-year-old girl who was shot in her home (all times local):
Authorities are looking for a gunman who walked up to a Southern California home and opened fire, killing a 12-year-old girl.
San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials say Makiya Walls was inside a Victorville home when shots smashed through the front window and struck her Wednesday night.
She died at a hospital.
The man fled in a white, possibly four-door sedan.
Her mother wept Thursday as she described her daughter, calling her smart, witty, respectful, caring, and “the most innocent child with the biggest heart.”
Investigators haven’t released a motive for the attack.
Southern California authorities say a 12-year-old girl has died after being struck in an apparent drive-by shooting.
San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials say the girl was inside a residence in Victorville when she was hit by several bullets Wednesday night.
Neighbors told reporters they heard multiple gunshots.
The child was transported in grave condition to a trauma center, where she died.
Investigators have not released suspect descriptions or said if the home was targeted.