MADERA — Authorities say a teenager was killed and an 8-year-old bystander struck by a bullet in a gang-related shooting in the Central Valley.
The shooting in Madera happened just before 7 p.m. Wednesday. Police say two men were exchanging gang signs when another group of men drove up to them. A fight ensued and one man pulled out a handgun and fired.
An 18-year-old man involved in the fight was shot in the chest and later died at Madera Community Hospital. His brother, also 18, was shot in the foot.
The 8-year-old girl was struck in the arm, as she walked to a nearby store with her uncle. She was taken to the hospital, but later released.