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Infant Missing From Home After Parents And Uncle Shot

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A 3-week old infant is missing from a Long Beach home after her parents and uncle were shot on Saturday night.Long Beach Police officers responded to a report of shots fired shortly before 6 p.m. at the 100 block of West 51st Street where they found two men and a woman to be the victims of gunshot wounds. The woman was the mother of 3-week old Eliza Delacruz, who was reported missing from the home and believed to have been abducted by the gunman in the attack according to KTLA. The two men injured in the shooting were identified to be the father and uncle of Eliza Delacruz, according to NBC 4.

The injured adults are reported to be in critical but stable condition. Investigators have yet to interview them about the incident.

Authorities are asking for the 3-week old, 10-pound infant be returned to a safe location. Anyone with information on the case is being asked to call Long Beach Police at (562) 435-6711.