Teen Convicted In 2021 Hit-And-Run Shot Dead On Street

Crime scene tape blocks the parking lot outside of a Walmart following a mass shooting the night before in Chesapeake, Virginia on November 23, 2022. - A gunman killed at least six people at a Walmart store Tuesday just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the second mass shooting in the United States in four days. Police later identified the gunman as an employee at the store. (Photo by Bastien INZAURRALDE / AFP) (Photo by BASTIEN INZAURRALDE/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A 17-year-old Los Angeles boy who drove into a mother walking her baby in a stroller in 2021 — then was controversially handed a light sentence — was fatally shot in California Wednesday.
  • Kristopher Baca, who had not been publicly identified until his death because of his age, was gunned down in a driveway in Palmdale, a city 10 miles south of Lancaster, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed with The Post.
  • A department spokesperson also confirmed that Baca was the then-15-year-old previously convicted in the hit-and-run that sent a Venice mother and her baby flying off the hood of his car.
  • Neither Rachel nor her baby were seriously injured. The teen, who had drugs in his system and marijuana in the car, attempted to flee but was rammed by a witness in a pickup truck.

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