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Toddler Shot Dead In Uncle's Arms

LOS ANGELES - A 2-year-old boy died after he was shot in the head as his uncle held him outside a home in South Los Angeles, police said.

The uncle also was shot in the head and was hospitalized in critical condition. The toddler was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Los Angeles officer Karen Rayner said police believe the two were unintended targets of random gunfire.

The shooting occurred at about 8:30 p.m. Monday. The victims' names have not been released.

Rayner said nearby residents reported hearing multiple gunshots. Police had no suspects.

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