Sheriff’s homicide detectives on Sunday were investigating the death of a 4-month-old boy in Lancaster, authorities confirmed.
Investigators responded shortly before 3 p.m. to the 44000 block of Division Street (map), according to a statement issued late Sunday night by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The victim was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead, the statement said.
The child was only described as a 4-month-old black male by Lancaster sheriff’s department Lt. Pfrehm.
No other details were immediately available.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
Homicide detectives were also investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 12-year-old boy in Palmdale on the same day.
KTLA’s Ashley Soley-Cerro contributed to this report.
Officials originally gave a different age for the child and address for the incident. The post has since been updated with the correct information.