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Santa Rosa, CA- 4 People Shot During Soccer Practice At A Northern California Park; Police Said The Incident Was Gang Related
According to police, 4 people, including a soccer coach, and an 11-year old boy who participated in soccer practice, were shot at a public park in Santa Rosa, CA. The incident took place at around 7:35 pm, Wednesday evening, June 5, 2019. According to The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, many people were at the park at the time the incident occurred for youth soccer practice and adult scrimmages. According to Francisco Vallejo, president of Black Oaks Soccer Club, stray bullets struck the boy and the coach. He said both individuals were shot in the leg. The boy and the coach, though, were reportedly recovering following a surgery as of Thursday, June 6, 2019. According to the police, they believe that a 21-year old male victim who was shot was the intended target of the gunman. The incident reportedly took place in Jacobs Park, near the intersection of Link Lane and W. 9th street.
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