12-year-old shot in Pittsburg road rage incident

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Police in Pittsburg say they have arrested a person who shot a 12-year-old girl during a road rage incident.

The girl's mother was driving with two other children just before 2:00 p.m. near Harbor St. and Atlantic Ave. when the suspect pulled up alongside their car according to police. The suspect then pulled out a handgun and fired one shot, hitting the girl in the leg. 

Officials say the girl was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

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Police did not say what may have led up to the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (925)646-2441.