2 injured on Christmas Day in Mountain View shooting

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A 6-year-old boy was hospitalized with a gunshot wound on Christmas. 

According to the Mountain View Police Department, officers responded to the 900 block of Clark Avenue at around 8:30 p.m. for the shooting. 

At the scene, a child and a man were found with gunshot wounds. 

The victims sustained shots at their lower body and police believe they will make a full recovery. 

Investigation revealed that shots were fired into the home before the suspect ran away. 

As of Wednesday, no suspects have been identified and the motive remains unclear. 

Anyone with information is asked to email josh.gould@mountainview.gov. Spanish speakers can email angelica.espitia@mountainview.gov. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling (650) 903-6618.


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