Teenage girl shot by passing vehicle in Fairfield


A 17-year-old girl was shot as she walked down a street in southeast Fairfield Tuesday morning, according to police.

The girl was walking north on Clay Bank Road near Sprig Court around 9:35 a.m. when someone in a passing vehicle shot her, Sgt. Matt Bloesch said.

The car continued driving north toward Air Base Parkway after the shooting. Police closed Clay Bank Road for about an hour during the investigation, Bloesch said.

The shooting is not believed to be a random act. The girl suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening and she is in stable condition at a hospital, Bloesch said.


Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Fairfield police at (707) 428-7300, Crime Stoppers at (707) 644-7867 or text “TIP FAIRFIELDPD” followed by a message to 888777.


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