9-year-old girl killed in Sacramento drive-by shooting

A 9-year-old girl was killed and three others were injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday in Sacramento, police say.

The shooting happened at 1:10 p.m. in a park in the Del Paso Heights neighborhood on the city's north side, and a woman, man and 6-year-old girl were the people injured, police said.

Police spokesman Officer Karl Chan told the Bee that a family was gathering at Mama Marks Park when a gunman drove up and shot them.

The 9-year-old girl died at the scene. Police said the 6-year-old girl is in stable condition, and the woman is in critical condition.

Police say that a man had taken himself to a hospital, also suffering a gunshot wound. He is in stable condition, police said.

Chan says that the site of the shooting is “a very emotional scene.”

Officers are investigating a potential gang connection to the shooting, Chan said.

There is no information on a suspect or suspects, police said.

On Sept. 11, 2018, 3-year-old Azalya Anderson died after she was hit by a stray bulle. A bullet fired from the street struck her in her living room.