Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

15-year-old charged with shooting that killed 1-year-old boy

Shooter Donald Ray Dokins, age 15
15-year-old Donald Ray Dokins appeared in court Friday, charged with killing a 1-year-old boy and injuring the boy's father.
Prosecutors contend Dokins rode up on a bicycle on June 4 and opened fire on a crowd standing outside a South Los Angeles home.
Angel Cortez Nava was fatally shot in the stomach as his father cradled him. The father, 24-year-old Mauro Cortez, was hit in the shoulder.
The judge set bail at $3 million.

Our original reporting on the shooting of the 1-year old, Angel Cortez Nava:

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