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5-Month-Old Baby Boy Fighting for His Life After Being Struck in Shooting That Left His Dad Dead


5-Month-Old Baby Boy Fighting for His Life After Being Struck in Shooting That Left His Dad Dead (Facebook)

A 5-month-old baby was in the intensive care Saturday after a drive-by shooting left him shot in the hip and his father dead, according to reports.

The infant, Kelvin Moses, was struck while sitting on his father’s lap in a car  on Thursday in Algiers, New Orleans, reports said.

His dad, Lenord Moses, was pronounced dead on the scene with a gunshot wound to the head.

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Baby Kelvin also had two bullet fragments that hit him in the head, according to NOLA.com

Terry Butler, Kelvin’s grandmother, told the paper that doctors at University Medical Center were trying to keep the baby’s vital signs stable so they could transport him to the children’s hospital.

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“It's a fight," Butler said.

Another man, who was in the car with the dad and baby, was also injured, according to reports, but was listed in stable condition.

Police are still reportedly investigating a motive for the crime.

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