US shooting
A photo of the crime scene in California where several people were shot at.Twitter/Tia A Ewing

The death toll from a shooting at a market in Stockton, California, on Tuesday night, rose to three, and several tweets suggested that a child had died in the shooting. 

The Stockton police confirmed multiple victims in the shooting at Madison Market, and said that one victim had died on the spot. 

A second victim reportedly died in hospital from injuries. 

After the third death, the police called the incident a 'triple homicide' on their Twitter account. 

The area of Madison and Park where the shooting occurred is said to be known for crimes, residents told local reporters. 

The suspects are still at large. According to reports, the incident was a drive-by shooting.