Fresno-A 10-month-old girl is in critical condition after she was shot in the head early Sunday morning.
The baby, Fayth Percy, underwent surgery to remove bullet fragments from her head, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Sunday. She is in critical, but stable condition.
The suspect, Marco Antonio Echartea, was arrested on suspicion of three counts of attempted murder. Echartea is also wanted for a shooting in May.
The child’s 18-year-old mother had one into a home with Fayth early Sunday morning, where she encountered Echartea and resisted his advances. The mother and a male friend left the home and drove away when Echartea, 23, began shooting.
“At some point when he got close, he pulled out a handgun and fired three rounds into the driver's side window, which was up," Dyer said. "One of those rounds struck baby Fayth on the side of the head as she was being held by her mother," Dyer said