San Francisco — Despite being shielded by her grandfather, a 3-year-old girl coming home from trick-or-treating was seriously wounded in a gang-motivated shooting on Halloween outside her Potrero Hill home, police said Monday. The girl, who turned 3 last month, was walking with her 52-year-old grandfather and 24-year-old mother just outside the 25th Street housing development when shots were fired at 10:02 p.m., San Francisco police said. She was wounded three times but is expected to survive.
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