Boy, 4, and Father Wounded in Highland Shooting

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A 3-year-old boy and his father were wounded in a shooting in Highland on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, authorities said. (Credit: Google Maps)

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A young boy and his father were shot and wounded Monday in a car-to-car shooting in Highland, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said.

The incident occurred about 5:36 p.m. in the 7600 block of Bonnie Street (map), according to a news release. Deputies were dispatched to the location and found the two victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

A preliminary investigation indicated the 28-year-old man and his son were in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled up alongside. The shooter or shooters opened fire and then fled the scene, the Sheriff’s Department said.

Officials said the boy was 3 years old; family members said he was 4.

The victims, who sustained wounds that were not life-threatening, were transported to a hospital, authorities said.

Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Highland Police Department at 909-387-8313. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call 800-78-CRIME.


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