LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) — A 5-year-old boy is in grave condition after he was shot while sitting in the backyard of a South Los Angeles home with family members. The shooting was reported around 2 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of E. 84th Street, according to LAPD homicide detectives. The boy and two family members were sitting in the yard when two suspects walked along the alley behind the home and opened fire. The boy was said to have been struck in the back of the head. He was fighting for his life at a local hospital. His identity was not released.
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