COMPTON, Calif. -- A 3-month-old baby died after being shot in the face in Compton Tuesday night, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The shooting happened just before 7 p.m. in the area of Holly and San Marcus avenues, according to LASD Sgt. Ulysses Cruz, KTLA reported.
Deputies were responding to a report of gunfire and found that a baby that had been shot in the face, Cruz said.
The baby was rushed to the hospital and was later pronounced dead, according to LASD Lt. Marc Lucio.