Roberto Lopez, Jr.


Age: 4

Los Angeles stray bullet victim who was fatally struck by a stray bullet in the upper torso when he was caught in the crossfire of an apparent gang-related drive-by shooting on the sidewalk near his home in the downtown Echo Park neighborhood, in which police said occupants of a passing car were involved in a violent confrontation with a local gang member standing on the street when several shots were fired from about 100 yards away, but the bullet that hit the child likely was intended for someone in the car.

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds

Born: December 2004

Died: January 13, 2009

Los Angeles, California