United States | “Mommy, my tummy hurts”: The death of a child after a shooting on a highway shocks California | USA | USA NNDC | WORLD

A 6-year-old boy died last Friday from a gunshot on a highway in in after a shooting caused by a possible traffic incident, reported the California Highway Patrol (CHP) of Orange County.

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according to the chain the minor was identified by relatives as Aiden Leos, 6 years old. next to his mother Joana CloonanBoth were on their way to their school in Yorba Linda around 8 in the morning.

During the journey, the two were crossed by a white car “possibly a vw jetta”. Joana He allegedly gestured to the driver of the other car, says Alexis Cloonan, Aiden’s sister.

in that dispute Joana Cloonan He notices that in the other car there was also a man as a passenger. Immediately, she began to follow her and fired.

She didn’t know it was a shot until she heard my little brother say ‘mommy, my tummy hurts’ and that’s when she saw it.”add Alexis. “She had him in her arms while he was dying, no mother should experience something like that”.

Joana Cloonan contacted 911 but managed to enlist the help of an off-duty police officer. This person gave the little boy cardiopulmonary breathing while they waited for the paramedics. Aiden He died shortly after arriving at the children’s hospital.

The woman and man from the other vehicle disappeared on the north side of Highway 55 with an unknown route. Authorities have described the incident as a possible “fury behind the wheel”. As reported the search for those responsible for the death of Aiden.

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If people know anything or were driving on the 55 freeway between 745 and 815 and your vehicle has cameras please call our office”, commented the agent of the California highway police Florentino Olivera.

It’s about a “isolated case of road violence”, he deepened.

A large number of people came to the bridge that passes over the highway of the violent event to place teddy bears, flowers and messages of comfort for the family of the 6-year-old boy.

The possession of firearms is very common in USA and children are regularly victims of its use.

Since the beginning of the year, 119 children under the age of 11 have been shot to death in the United States, and 274 have been injured, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

With information from AFP.


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