1-year-old shot to death in Gwinnett County - CBS46 News

1-year-old shot to death in Gwinnett County

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Luis Efrain Torres Luis Efrain Torres
LILBURN, GA (CBS46) -

A 39-year-old man was arrested after a 1-year-old child was shot and killed in a driveway in unincorporated Lilburn.

On Tuesday, Gwinnett County officers responded to reports of gunfire in the 5000 block of Stafford Drive.

Officers found Deandre Vega, 1, with a gunshot wound. He later died at the hospital as a result of his injuries. Vega's second birthday was less than three weeks away.

Luis Efrain Torres, 39, was arrested for the shooting. He was the victim's grandfather and lived at the home.

Investigators said an argument occurred between Torres and Rochell McCoy, 29, of Norcross.

During the argument, Torres fired several shots at McCoy in the driveway of the home, according to police.

Torres has been charged with felony murder and aggravated assault.

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