Boy, 3, killed in shooting during dispute near Los Angeles
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say a 3-year-old boy was shot and killed during an argument between two men in Compton.
Deputy Charles Moore says the dispute in a parking lot Saturday evening ended with one man opening fire as the other got into a car driven by his girlfriend.
Moore says a bullet struck the child, who was in the car. Responding deputies rushed to the boy to a hospital, where he later died.
Authorities say the gunman is a black male who was driving a dark-colored sedan.
Officials didn’t say what prompted the argument between the men.