California woman dies days after being shot in front of daughter over possible mistaken identity
FRESNO, Calif. - A California woman has died at the hospital days after she was shot in her car in front of her young daughter.
Investigators believe the now-deadly shooting may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Fresno Police officers responded to the intersection of Kearney Blvd. and Thorne Avenue around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday and discovered Jacqueline Flores, 25, inside of a parked car suffering from a single gunshot wound to her head.
Authorities said that Flores's 6-year-old daughter was in the backseat of the car when her mother was shot.
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"Fortunately, the child was not injured, but the bullet did enter the rear window where the child was seated," Fresno Police wrote in a press release Thursday.
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Investigators said they do not believe Flores was the intended target, and believe the senseless act of violence may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Authorities are asking for the public's help and encourage anyone who might know anything about the shooting to contact the Fresno Police Department.
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