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A 13-year-old boy badly wounded during a shooting in west Modesto on Sunday afternoon remains in critical condition in a Sacramento hospital but is expected to recover, police said Wednesday.
The shooting occurred on Briggs Ditch Street a little before 5 p.m. The victim and another 13-year-old boy were on the dirt road that borders the west side of Mellis Park when both were shot at. A bullet grazed the ear of one boy, and the other was hit in the torso.
Detectives said they are investigating the shooting as gang-related.