Autumn Johnson, a 1-year-old girl, was shot and killed Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the 300 block of North Holly Avenue in Compton, according to authorities.
Shortly before 7 p.m., the child’s mother, Blanche Wandick, was preparing her child a bottle when she heard gunshots. The child was standing in her crib when she was shot in the head.
“That's all. That's all I can say. That's it. I miss my baby, I love my baby, but she is gone,” said the 21-year-old.
Behind her, blood dotted the driveway leading to the yellow garage where Wandick lives with Autumn's father.
Sheriff’s officials said that a gunman got out of a blue Chevrolet Impala, walked toward the home and fired at the garage. The gunman then got back into the car, which was seen heading south on North Holly Avenue.
Authorities are searching for two ...