Baby fatally shot while mother pushed him in stroller

MERCED, Calif. (Gray News) – An investigation is underway after a 9-month-old boy was shot and killed on a California street.

Police identified the 9-month-old baby killed in a drive-by shooting in Merced, California, as...

Police identified the 9-month-old baby killed in a drive-by shooting in Merced, California, as Darius King Grigsby.(Source: Merced Police Department via Facebook)



Police say the baby’s mother and her boyfriend were pushing him in a stroller Wednesday afternoon in Merced when someone driving by opened fire. At least three shots went off. Only the little boy was hit.

The boy’s mother took him to a nearby McDonald’s to call for help, but police say he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the baby as Darius King Grigsby in a Wednesday night Facebook post.



No suspects have been identified.

Police are searching for witnesses and video surveillance as they continue to investigate.

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