Fatal shooting of 1-year-old girl rocks Compton community

Fatal shooting of 1-year-old girl rocks Compton community

A special bulletin issued by the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department, seeking information in the fatal shooting of 1-year-old Autumn Johnson in Compton, CA. ; Credit: Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department

The parents of a one-year-old girl shot dead by a stray bullet in Compton say they’re heartbroken.

Questions are being asked about the death of Autumn Johnson, but some in the community say there’s reluctance for people to point the finger at the killer.

Compton Mayor Aja Brown, church leaders and community members met Thursday night to address gang violence in the area.

Take Two’s Deepa Fernandes spoke with social commentator and political advisor Jasmyne Cannick, who grew up in Compton, about Tuesday’s shooting and the community’s reaction.

To hear the full interview, click the link above.