Merced, California – A 9-month-old baby boy was shot dead in his stroller in a drive-by shooting on November 9 at 12:36 pm.
According to Merced Police, a mother was walking with her boyfriend and pushing her baby boy in a stroller on Wednesday when a passenger in a car opened fire on them.
A bullet struck the baby boy and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The unidentified suspect is still at large.
A 9-month-old boy sitting in a stroller being pushed by his mother on a central California sidewalk was shot and killed when someone opened fire from a car, police said.
The mother was walking Wednesday with her boyfriend on a street in Merced when a car drove by and one of the occupants opened fire, striking the child, the Merced Police Department said in a statement.
Police officers responded to reports of a shooting and found the mother and child inside a McDonald’s about a block from where the child was shot, the department said.
The baby was pronounced dead at the scene. He was later identified as Darius King Grigsby, officials said.
Police said detectives were canvassing the area for witnesses and video surveillance.