Three people have died and four others are injured after an apparent drive-by shooting near a grocery store in Northern California.
A Stockton Police spokesman said the shooting took place at 8.30pm on Tuesday evening outside a store in an area known for gang activity, the LA Times reports.
One person died at the scene and two others died in hospital. Stockton Police said the incident was being treated as a triple homicide.
It said the wounded victims are expected to survive their injuries.
SPD is investigating a shooting in the area Madison St & Park St with multiple victims. 1 victim died at the scene.; Stockton Police Dept (@StocktonPolice) March 18, 2015
SHOOTING UPDATE: This is now a triple homicide.; Stockton Police Dept (@StocktonPolice) March 18, 2015
Police have not yet detained anyone over the incident and witnesses are still being interviewed. The surrounding area has been cordoned off and homicide detectives are on scene.