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Teen Arrested for Murder of Van Nuys Baby, Attempted Murder of 6 Others
Last month was a tragic one for the Van Nuys community. Andrew Garcia, just four months old, was killed when bullets flew into the car where he was being fed. Two others were wounded.
The two suspects in the case got away until last Thursday when one of them was arrested. Alfonzo Landa, 17, will be charged with the murder of Garcia and the attempted murder (with a shotgun, no less) of six others in the September 27th shooting on a Van Nuys side street.
Landa is allegedly a member of the Blythe Street gang member, which is at war with the Barrio Van Nuys gang.
Police say they have evidence that places Landa at the incident. A second suspect remains at large and the focus of the LAPD's manhunt.