A little girl was expected to survive after being shot dead by her brother at a house in Compton on Wednesday, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials said.
The shooting was reported around noon on the 1000 block of Poppy Avenue.
The child, less than a year old, sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her leg and was taken to a local hospital, authorities said.
Her brother, a teenager, was arrested and several firearms were found at the home, authorities said.
Sheriff’s officials said the shooting was accidental, although an investigation is ongoing.
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-06-09/months-old-infant-shot-by-brother-in-compton Infant girl shot by her brother in Compton, multiple firearms found, authorities say