4-year-old Oakland girl shot in the leg; neighbors scared and angry

Police in Oakland are currently investigating a shooting incident that left a four-year-old girl hospitalized late Wednesday night after she was struck at a home.

The child is expected to recover. 

No one has been arrested. Oakland firefighters said that the shooting appears to have been accidental.

Oakland Police have remained tight-lipped during the investigation, resulting in limited available details.

The shooting took place inside a home located on 68th Avenue near MacArthur Boulevard, shortly before 9 p.m. 

Oakland fire officials have confirmed that the young girl was shot in the leg. Police said her condition was "stable" on Thursday morning. 

It remains unclear what events may have preceded the shooting or who else was present in the house at the time.

Neighbors were scared and angry. Some called for more police patrols.

"It’s kind of scary, it’s really scary," one man said. "Like I said we still have little kids that live here…Some days you want to go to work, and then some days you don’t want to. You don’t know what’s going to happen."

Anyone with information is asked to contact OPD Felony Assault at (510) 238-3426.