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Teen dead, 8 wounded in Calif. backyard party

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[July 25, 2011]  STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) -- Police in Stockton, Calif., say a 15-year-old boy has died and eight people wounded in a shooting at a backyard birthday party.

HardwarePolice say at least one person in an adjoining backyard opened fire on a group of people attending the party around 11 p.m. Saturday. Police Lt. Jim Pickens says the teen died in a hospital Sunday.

Eight other people hit by gunfire included six adult males, one adult female and a male juvenile. Their conditions are not known.

Pickens says detectives have determined that a neighbor was not responsible for the shooting, but rather a gunman, or gunmen, who went into the backyard and opened fire.

No arrests have been made, and police have not determined a motive.

[Associated Press]

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