Mother, Daughter Shot Outside Home in Oakland: Police

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A woman and her 11-year-old daughter were shot and wounded in front of a home late Sunday night in Oakland, according to police.

The shooting occurred at about 10:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of Sterling Drive, near Columbian Drive, in the Eastmont Hills neighborhood of East Oakland, police said.

Both victims were taken to a local hospital and were in stable condition.

Video from the scene showed one home with a shattered window. Police had no information about a shooter or shooters.

Oakland Councilmember and mayoral candidate Loren Taylor reacted to the news on his official Twitter account early Monday, saying: "Yet again we wake up to a tragic shooting in our town. This time, an 11-year-old girl was a victim. This is beyond unacceptable! We must treat this crisis worth the urgency that it deserves! Improving effectiveness of prevention, deterrence, immediate response, & investigations."

The investigation is ongoing, police said. Anyone with information should contact OPD's Felony Assault Unit at 510-238-3426.

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