Harbor City

Couple fatally shot in car while baby was in the backseat

No arrests were reported in the killing of the young couple in Harbor City.

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The search continues for the person who killed a couple as they sat in their parked car Monday nighty in Harbor City with their infant in the back seat.

A family member identified the couple as 18-year-old Ashley Guzman and 21-year-old Carlos.

"Whoever did this it's just a senseless act, how can you do that to a family? It's just not fair," one neighbor said.

The neighbor said she knew Carlos, describing him as a person with a heart of gold. She said she witnessed the aftermath of the shooting.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the couple were sitting in the car outside of Carlos' home on 253rd street with their 1-year-old baby boy in the back seat.

At around 6:30 p.m., someone started shooting into their car, leaving several bullet holes through the window of the driver's side and even the back of the baby's car seat.

The baby was taken to the hospital to be evaluated and is doing ok.


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It was not clear if the shooter or shooters knew the couple.

"This baby is an angel in disguise, and God knows why he was left," the neighbor said. "Whoever did this, karma will get you. There's eyes everywhere, and just know that this is just not right."

No arrests have been made yet and anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact LAPD.

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