The investigation is continuing Sunday into the death of a 13-year-old boy in Pasadena who was killed by a stray bullet while playing video games in his bedroom, police said.
The shooting occurred at 6:12 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of North Raymond Avenue, near Mountain Street, when a stray bullet was shot through a window, according to Pasadena police Commander Mark Goodman.
ABC7 reported the boy was apparently playing video games when three to five shots were fired nearby, at least one of which hit him.
Arriving officers performed CPR on the boy and paramedics rushed him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Goodman said.
The target of the shooting was unknown, but it did not appear to be the boy, he said. Investigators had no suspect information but were asking the public to come forward with information.
“If you know anything about this tragic incident, or you saw anything, please, please, please come forward to the Pasadena Police Department,” Goodman said, according to ABC7. “We will keep your information anonymous. What we want to do is find the people who are responsible for this tragic incident and bring them to justice.”
Anyone with information was encouraged to call Pasadena Police at 626-744-4241 or provide information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or lacrimestoppers.org. People can also provide tips with a smart phone by downloading the P3 Tips mobile app.