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Teen on bike shoots father, toddler in Los Angeles

Teen gunman on bike shoots father, toddler on Los Angeles street; boy later dies at hospital By The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) ' Los Angeles police say a 1-year-old boy has died after he and his father were shot by a teenager on a bicycle.

Police Capt. Phillip Tingirides tells KCAL-TV that the teen rode the bike past the 24-year-old father and boy as they stood on a sidewalk in front of a home in Watts and fired several rounds Monday evening. Tingirides says the baby was hit once in the torso and the father was hit once in the shoulder.

The Los Angeles Times reports that police say the boy died at about 11 p.m. at a hospital, where he had undergone emergency surgery.

The suspect fled and hasn't been arrested.

Police could not immediately name a motive, but Tingirides says investigators were leaning heavily toward gang rivalry being the cause.

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