COMPTON – Two men were charged with murder after a 3-year-old boy was shot dead during a shootout in a liquor store parking lot in January.
On January 20, 2018, the two gang members identified as Dwayne Ward, 30, and Kevaughn Harris, 27, were in a liquor store parking lot in the 2800 block of West Alondra Boulevard in the City of Compton when the two were involved in a verbal altercation. Harris was walking toward his vehicle, occupied by his girlfriend and her 3-year-old son, Franklin. The altercation escalated and both men pulled out handguns and began shooting at each other. Franklin was sitting in the backseat and was shot. He died as a result of the gunshot. His mother was not injured.
Both were charged with murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle and being felons in possession of firearms. Both face up to life in prison.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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