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3-month-old baby shot in face in Compton

A 3-month-old baby was shot in the face Tuesday night in Compton, and the suspected gunmen were seen fleeing the area.

Several shots were reported near Holly Avenue and San Marcus Street shortly before 7 p.m., said Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Ulysses Cruz.

Deputies responded to the scene and found a baby with a gunshot wound in the face. Deputies took the child to St. Francis Medical Center in a patrol car, Cruz said.

The child's condition was unknown.

Two men were seen leaving the area in an unidentified vehicle, Cruz said.

The site of the shooting, about one block from Roosevelt Elementary School, is one of the more violent neighborhoods in L.A....

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