Caught in Crossfire: Teen Remains in Critical Condition, Authorities Ask for Help
Orange County deputies say, the 15-year-old girl caught in the crossfire of gunshots as she rode in the back seat of a van on Sunday, remains in critical condition.
Danielle Sampson, 15, was riding with her parents on Sunday evening on North Lane, in the Pine Hills area around 6:30 p.m., when shots rang out. The gunfire broke the rear window of the van and Danielle was struck by a bullet, investigators say. The family was on their way to church at the time of the shooting.
Investigators are looking for a charcoal-colored SUV that was in the area at the time of the shooting. They are also looking for a tan sedan that may also have been involved in the incident.
Initial information indicated one of the vehicles driven by a suspect was a Chevy Equinox. However, detectives believe it could have been an SUV that is similar to the Equinox in make, model and color.
Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMELINE at # 1-800-423-TIPS. Callers may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.