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captioned by closed captioning services, inc. good morning. i'm cheryl jennings. and i'm kristen sze. an 11 year boiled is recovering from gunshot wounds right now after he was shot while sleeping. >> somebody outside their home opened fire. >> reporter: police don't know if the shooter was in a car or on foot, if more than one person did this.
what they know is shocking. someone fired into a home full with a family of nine. there are bullet holes throughout the home on macon road in oakland. investigators believe at least 15 shots were fired into the house 1:00 this morning while a family was sleeping inside. one bullet hit an 11-year-old boy who was sleep in his bed. >> heard screaming. then i got out and went to mom, then i saw like smoke coming out of her room. i saw my grandma and my mom crying. out of nowhere my little brother coming out with blood on his chest got shot. >> reporter: police said late this morning, it does look like the boy will be okay. >> at this point it appears he is going to make it. he is again, doctors supervised -- it appears he has suffered at least one wound listed in stable
condition. so it does look good >> reporter: a total of nine people sleeping in the home, including an infant. it appears some of the bullets must have grazed over some of their heads, hitting the walls, next to the beds. >> the bullets almost hit my little brother appear almost my dad. >> reporter: police are trying to figure out why this happened. at this point, it doesn't look random. >> it is evident this home was sought out due to the amount of bullets that had been fired into the home. those are some of the questions that we're looking to find answers to. >> reporter: one of the men who lives here says he xeno why his family would be targeted -- he says he doesn't know why his family would be targeted. he has heard shots other times. >> was the first time and today our house for no reason. >> reporter: police say since this happened in the middle of the night, no one is usually outside at that time, at this
point, they don't think anyone witnessed this. they will be canvassing the neighborhood today to double check that. at this point, no witnesses, no' rests. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. -- three women are recovering from injuries after somebody opened fire on their car near mills college around 11:30 last night. there were five women total in the car they were diving along the 36 block of seminary avenue. 21-year-old driver is in serious condition but is expected to recover. her 19-year-old sister also wounded. another passenger in the car was hit in the eye by either a bullet fragment or flying glass. police don't have suspects or motive. things are back to norm after at three schools after a brief lock down triggered by reports someone saying they saw two men one with a gun walking through a church
parking lot. sky 7 hd was overhead as police searched for a possible gunman. two neighboring schools were put on lockdown, police gave the all-year clear >> in martinez a -- gas station is crossed after a car went into a gas pump, a customer suddenly accelerated, hit the pump and ignited fire. gas station attendant hit the automatic shut-off valve, there was still enough gas in the leans to fuel a fire that burned several cars and amazingly, nobody was hurt >> southern california judge denied actress' request to take down a you tube club she appeared in. cindy garcia asked for an injunction against google the search engine has blocked users in libya, egypt and saudi arabia from viewing that film.
yesterday garcia sued the film maker for fraud and slander saying she was unaware of the film's anti-muslim content. the judge refused because the filmmaker was not served a copy. chris stevens was worried about his safety in that country. cnn reports he told friends his name was on an al-qaeda hit list. intelligence officials admitting it is unlikely stevens was killed by random protesters. stevens graduated from uc berkeley and uc hastings law. good news for california job seeks, rates of unemployment expected to improve slowly over the next two years. according to economic forecast, the current state unemployment rate is to remain around 10.7% for the rest of this year. expected to improve to an average of 9.8% next year. by 2014 the state unemployment
rate should drop to 8.5%. nation's hispanic voters are the focus of the presidential race with both candidates campaigning in florida today. president obama will take part in a forum the day after mitt romney addressed the same audience. karen travers has more. >> reporter: romney cam -- campaign has tried to change the subject but that video is still dogging the republican contender. last night he was greeted in miami by this sign. at a forum he said he hasn't written off half of americans. >> my campaign is about the 100% in murk. and i'm concerned about them -- in america. and i'm concerned about the fact that over the past four years life has become harder for american. >> reporter: he faced tough questions on i am -- on immigration. president obama's policy allows young people brought by their parents to stay for now.
>> for those already here undocumented brought by their parents and thereof, are illegal ail convince in this country my view is we should put in place a permanent solution. >> reporter: the univison moderator pressed him for specifics on what he would do with others here illegal limb >> are you going to deport them or not? i'm not clear. [ booing ] >> i have some friends apparently. i'm not in favor of deportation, mass for effort rounding up people. believe people make their own choices as to whether they want to go home that's what i mean by self-deportation. >> reporter: the romney campaign tried to hit the reset button the videotape derailed their plan. they are going to try again. sharper television ads and more. and more aggressive campaigning. romney has been spending more time fundraising than stumping. next week three day bus tour battleground ohio. karen travers, abc news,
washington. mitt romney will be returning to the bay area for a fundraising visit tomorrow. private $50,000 per person event set to take place at strawberry hill estate in hillsborough, no reporters invited. still ahead, message of inspiration from robin roberts. what she is telling all of her viewers as she undergoes a bone marrow transplant today. >> the multi-million dollar verdict awarded to a man after he became sick after eating popcorn.
a company has been slapped with a 500 million dollar fine for forcing consumers to pay more for apple to dell products. a judge in san francisco has just sentenced the company and two former top executives for price fixing which cue say force americans to pay billions more than they should have. this is from the company's corporate video. the company is supposed to be making for the ipad minis. now they are slapped with this fine. the department of justice wanted the company to pay a billion dollars in fines. denver man says he's giving the money to charity after winning 7.2 million dollars in a lawsuit over popcorn lung.
wayne watson sued various food companies after being diagnosed with popcorn lung in 2007. he says evented the respiratory condition from years of eating microwave popcorn. he argued the companies fail to warn consumers inhaling the buttery aroma could put them at risk. >> they thought no consumer could be exposed to enough to make a difference. they rolled the dice and they lost. >> defense attorneys argued his health problems stem from years of working with carpet cleaning chemicals. the kroger company also found liable in the suit for selling the popcorn plans to appeal. robin roberts thanked all of you this morning. she record add inspiring message from her new york hospital bed saying she was feeling the love and care coming from "good morning america" viewers following her battle against a rare blood disorder.
>> so powerful, you gotta change the way you think and feel, change the way you think and in order to change the way you feel. and let me just say this lastly, i feel the love. and i thank you for it. thank you. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> her donor is her older sister. she the last 11 days in the hospital undergoing chemotherapy. >> we wish robin well, so much strength, so much love. >> we'll talk to mike about the forecast the shuttle pressure. >> going to have that forecast, looking more and more likely we'll see the . what is going on now as we look from mount tamalpais towards san francisco, a few clouds trying to sneak across the bay the big story cooler than average temperatures. when mike comes back he will tell us whether we can see the space shuttle
bay area is getting ready for a historic visit set for foam from a work horse of the space shuttle endeavour suite >> talking about the endeavour on the back of a jumbo jet. this morning it flew over austin, texas on its way to the west coast. >> eric thomas has a preview of when and where you can catch a glimpse. >> endeavour lifted off the runway in houston, texas piggybacking on a jumbo jet headed west. former astronaut of san francisco can't wait to see it. >> i'm excited to see endeavour come over. i'm sure i will be with a couple million watching her fly by. it is a great day tomorrow. >> her final flight will bray an end to the 30 year long program. est in the fleet endeavour
flew 25 missions orbited the earth more than 4500 times. first to include the first african-american woman in space, first japanese astronaut and first married couple. the orbiter was a favorite of the astronaut corp. >> it was able to build a space station, take things like school bus sized modules and put them on the station. >> if you want a good view as it passes over you have to get up early, some of the best viewing will be near the water as it comes up from hayward past oakland and richmond to the golden gate bridge before turning south along the coast. the highway patrol is warning people not to stop on the roads to get a look. better bet would be the programs offered at the space and science center or lawrence berkeley hall of science tomorrow morning. eric thomas, abc7 news. >> we want to know how the weather is going to be for that and the big game in afternoon. >> mike you have all the details. >> i do.
graphic lined up, forecast ready to go, 6:00 sacramento, rest let's head forward as the shuttle comes in, ease bay shoreline going to have the clouds like it did this morning. as we head up to the north bay, fog once again for you, i think there will be enough visibility around the golden gate to get a decent picture there lowest clouds from about the bay bridge down to the dumbarton bridge at 8:00. those will dissipate as it comes home we'll see a lot of sunshine. best place to see would be the east bay valleys and south bay. san jose now a lot of sunshine gorgeous picture of san jose. let's move on and talk about what is going to happen. i've overlayed the clouds and you don't see many, it is very dry outside right now this is what we hope happens again tomorrow morning. temperatures 50s at half moon bay, santa rosa everybody else 60s antioch 75.
monterey bay sunshine low to mid 60s around the bay inland today a lot of sunshine cool sea breeze temper temperatures as we wind down summer chilly tonight, a few low clouds tomorrow morning fog north bay warmest day tomorrow into saturday, significant cooling trend sunday. today's weather story, five degrees in livermore, 10 in redwood city, 11 in san jose, 71, upper 60s to low 70s most of the south bay. peninsula, a lot of sunshine mid to upper 60s. low to mid 60s -- low to mid 70s north bay valleys, east bay 60s until you go union city. mid 70s to mid 80s east bay valleys. mid to upper 80s morgan hill, gilroy hollister. i don't think it is going to warm up much more with that sea breeze 72, 93 fresno.
86 with sun in l.a., three degrees warmer than average. tonight at&t park. magic number is five. we win it goes down by one dodgers lose it goes down by one i'm a huge baseball fan you think i would have got that right yesterday but it is there. rockies and giants daytime take brooms, sunglasses and sunscreen, 6212:45 down to -- 62 at 12:45. sunday cooler air from canada temperature drop two to eight degrees sunday moderating temperatures next week. good luck tomorrow morning. >> you gotta listen to this next story.
>> turn out that popnator that automatic popcorn device that has taken the internet by storm is a hoax. >> the popnator is a fully automated voice-activated popcorn launching machine that is triggered by the word pop. >> but that is not the case. it is a marketing campaign for a popcorn company. the co-founders deemed up a gadget which fires popcorn by remote control. catching the kernels required repeated takes for the video even this morning still a lot of news reporting it as real. they succeeded in their stunt. >> they did. >> at least we clarified that. what could be the ride of your life. >> batman come to the bay party in a live performance. don sanchez has that and more in what's hot. today we have a very important show for you that i