OAKLAND -- Police have detained a suspect after a woman was struck in the face by a bullet near the Value Inn on Tuesday night.

Around 7:18 p.m., police and paramedics responded to the 300 block of West MacArthur Boulevard at Shafter Avenue to help a woman who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the face.

She was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Police have a suspect in custody, but no other information was immediately available.

It is unknown what led to the shooting.

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