A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in Lincoln Heights August 28. Miguel Machuca was struck in his upper torso. A stray bullet hit an 11-year-old girl in the back. According to police, Miguel Machuca and another male were on bicycles when they were confronted by two other males around 7:30 p.m. Saturday near North Broadway and North Mission Road. Machuca was shot even though he gave up his bicycle.
Machuca died from his injuries at a local hospital and the 11-year-old girl was listed in stable condition. Anyone with information should contact LAPD's Hollenbeck Homicide detectives at (323) 342-8957.
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