15-year-old boy killed, 11-year-old girl wounded during Lincoln Heights bicycle robbery

From City News Service:

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — A 15-year-old boy was shot to death in Lincoln Heights, even though he gave up his bicycle to a thief, and an 11-year-old girl was wounded by a stray bullet, police said Sunday.
Miguel Machuca and another male, also on a bicycle, were confronted by two other males around 7:30 p.m. Saturday near North Broadway and North Mission Road, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Machuca surrendered the bicycle but was shot anyway, said LAPD Officer Sara Faden.
He was struck in his upper torso and died at a hospital.
An 11-year-old girl who happened to be in the area was struck in the back by a stray bullet, Faden said. She was in stable condition.
Anyone with information on the killer was asked to contact the LAPD at (323) 342-8957.

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