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Six people, including a baby, were fatally shot early Monday at a home in the Tulare County community of Goshen, sheriff’s officials said.

Multiple 911 calls around 3:30 a.m. reported many shots fired on a residential block alongside Highway 99 west of Visalia. Deputies arrived to find victims both inside and outside the house. Five died at the scene, and the sixth at a hospital.

The Tulare County sheriff’s office didn’t identify the victims, but TV station KFSN said they included an elderly woman, a 17-year-old girl and a 6-month-old baby.

Two people reportedly hid and survived the attack.

Sheriff Mike Boudreaux told reporters the attack was “not random … this was a targeted family,” and that there was no danger to other neighborhood residents.

Boudreaux said investigators are searching for at least two specific suspects but he gave no information about them.

He added that the sheriff’s office conducted a narcotics-related search at the same home last week.



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