Jasper Wu Wiki – Jasper Wu Biography
Jasper Wu died Saturday after being struck by a stray bullet when a stray bullet struck a car driven by his mother on Interstate 880 in Oakland.
The California Highway Patrol said it received a call about the shooting shortly after 2 p.m., NBC Bay Area reported.
The family told the station that Wu was in a car seat when the bullet struck him in the head. Two adults and two other children in the car weren’t injured.
This is 23-mo y/o Jasper Wu.
He was killed by gunfire btwn what sources tell me are gang members shooting each other NB on 880
Jasper’s fam was driving SB.
The Wu’s prov. my colleague @CornellBarnard w/this photo & said to him they’d like the suspects to surrender. #Oakland pic.twitter.com/Wqe60PtjiC
— Dion Lim (@DionLimTV) November 7, 2021
Jasper was rushed to the University of California-San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital, where efforts to save his life were unsuccessful.
He was 23 months old.
Relatives say the 23-month-old was asleep in his car seat riding in his mother’s white Lexus on southbound 880 in Oakland when gunfire struck the car on Saturday afternoon.
Little Jasper was rushed to Oakland Children’s Hospital suffering from a head wound, where he died from his injuries.
Dashcam video taken after the shooting shows police on the freeway investigating the chaotic scene.
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“We heard it was a shooting, an hour later we heard a child was involved it’s just heartbreaking,” said Mike, a motorist.
Police said the evidence they collected appeared to indicate the family wasn’t targeted.
Family members are receiving help from Asian-American community organizations.
“Their family is now changed forever,” said Hudson Liao of the organization Asians Are Strong. “Their lives are absolutely shattered and destroyed because we haven’t been able to protect our people in our city and our state at all.”
Detectives have asked for help from the public in solving the shooting. Anyone with information should contact CHP’s Investigation tip line at 707-917-4491.
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