“They Shot My Baby”: Teen Leaving Church Shot, Killed in Compton, Mother Says

A 16-year-old boy was walking home from church Sunday when he was shot and killed in Compton, his mother said.

The teen was walking about 12:35 p.m. near the corner of Bullis Road and Queensdale Street (map), when a gunman shot him multiple times following a confrontation, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said.

The victim, identified by his mother as Lontrell Turner, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"He was just walking home from church," said Turner's mother, Regina Dixon. "They shot my baby."

Witnesses gave sheriff's investigators a description of the shooter.

No further details were immediately released.

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