Autumn Johnson, who turned 1 last week, was fatally wounded by gunfire as she stood in her crib in the Compton garage where she lived. Her death on Feb. 9 made her the 411th homicide of a child 5 or younger in Los Angeles County since Jan. 1, 2000.
Many are the victims of abuse or violence in their homes. Others, like Autumn, were innocent bystanders, caught in the crossfire of a confrontation or attack. Here’s a look at who those youngest victims were and how they died.