An 11-year-old girl was stabbed to death and a teenage girl was injured in an attack in the high desert community of Littlerock that left a teenage boy in handcuffs, according to county fire authorities, sheriff's officials and news reports.
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The violence in the 10300 block of East Avenue R-14 near Palmdale was reported about 7:45 a.m., county fire inspector Matt Levesque said. The 11-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. The other victim, believed to be 13 or 14, was hospitalized in critical condition, he said.
A teenage boy was found nearby and arrested in connection with the case, according to KCAL9. The station's footage showed the dead girl's relatives weeping uncontrollably.