In the Florence area of South Los Angeles, a young girl was shot near the intersection of 75th Street and Towne Avenue, as reported around 5:40 p.m. on Monday. The Los Angeles Police Department stated that the child may be as young as one year old. Authorities have launched a search for two suspects involved in the incident.
According to officials, the suspects were driving a silver Kia Optima with Texas license plates. Both suspects are described as men in their mid-20s, one wearing a black jacket and the other wearing a gray jacket. At the scene, police recovered ammunition of .40 caliber and 9mm.
The injured child was swiftly transported to the hospital. While officials stated that she is believed to be in stable condition, they did not disclose the severity of her injuries.
Authorities are urging anyone with information about the shooting to immediately call 911. Additionally, individuals can provide anonymous tips by contacting Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. The search for the suspects continues as the community hopes for a swift resolution to this distressing incident.