Arizona shooting: Baby dies after 7 people, including 4 children, shot at Mesa food truck event

Drive by shooting: Baby dies after 7 people, including 4 children, shot at food truck event

MESA, Ariz. — A baby has died after seven people, including four children, were hurt in a drive-by shooting Friday in Mesa, Arizona, authorities said.

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According to KSAZ and KTVK, the incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. Friday during a food truck event on Guadalupe Road. Someone in a silver or white SUV, possibly a Kia Soul, drove by and began firing into the crowd, striking three adults and four children, ages 16, 9, 6 and 1, Mesa police said.

A food vendor shot back at the SUV, which fled the scene, authorities said. Investigators have not determined whether the vehicle was struck, KTVK reported. They also have not released a suspect’s name or description.

Emergency crews rushed the injured 1-year-old boy to a nearby hospital, where he died Sunday, according to the news outlets.

A GoFundMe campaign for the victims had raised more than $4,800 by Monday morning.

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