Separate Shootings Leave 2 Compton Children in Critical Condition
$10,000 rewards for tips leading to the arrest of suspects involved in two separate shootings that left a 10-year-old girl and an 18-month-old toddler earlier this month were approved by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors today. Erika Miranda, 10, was shot three times on March 2 when an unknown male suspect opened fired on a crowd playing basketball on the 1800 block of East San Luis Street. The toddler, Linsey Baquedano, was struck by a bullet on March 7th when standing with her mother in front of their apartment complex on the 800 block of 137th Street. The suspect pulled up in a car and shot a gun into a crowd. In both cases, different cars were used. Both victims are in critical but stable condition.