Woman and child injured in Pittsburg double shooting

Pittsburg police responded to the scene of a double shooting where a woman and a child were injured Friday night. 

The shooting happened about 9 p.m. on Davi Avenue near the intersection with Civic Avenue, just one block from the Pittsburg Police Department. People across the street near the Parkside Market say they heard gunfire.

A woman who identified herself as the sister of the victim, said her sister was driving a dark-colored pickup truck, which then crashed. The truck was riddled with bullet holes. 

Her child was also inside the truck and was shot in the stomach, police said. A law enforcement official said the woman had to be airlifted to a hospital. She was shot multiple times and was said to be in surgery. There was no update on her condition. The child, described as a preteen, was also hospitalized, but suffered non-life threatening injuries. 

People inside the market said they heard about three or four gunshots. 

This is an active investigation. There was no motive for the shooting. No suspect information was available. Police did not announce any arrests, but said they were following up on leads. Surveillance cameras in the area may provide new information. 

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