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Hiram Lawrence

Teen Pleads Guilty To Fatally Shooting Oakland Toddler

An 18-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the shooting death of a toddler during the filming of a rap video in Oakland.


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Oakland Teen Pleads Not Guilty To Murder In Toddler’s Death

A 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty Monday to a murder charge stemming from a shooting incident in West Oakland last year that claimed the life of a 23-month-old boy who was an innocent bystander.


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Feds Indict Gang Members In Oakland Shooting That Killed Baby

Three alleged gang members were facing charges in connection with a shooting during the filming of rap video in Oakland that claimed a toddler’s life.


Carlos Nava (left) was killed by a stray bullet on International Blvd. in Oakland on August 8, 2011. Hiram Lawrence Jr. died from a shooting in West Oakland on November 28, 2011. (CBS)

Vigil Held For Oakland Toddlers Killed By Recent Violence

A candlelight vigil was held Friday night in honor of two young Oakland boys—Hiram Lawrence Jr. and Carlos Nava—who have been killed in gun violence in the city in recent months.


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Toddler In West Oakland Shooting Taken Off Life Support, Dies

Hiram Lawrence, who would have turned 2 on Dec. 28, was pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Roosevelt Taylor said.


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Oakland Toddler Wounded In Shooting To Be Taken Off Life Support

Hiram Lawrence Jr., the 1-year-old boy who was critically injured in a mass shooting in West Oakland last week, will be taken off life support on Friday.


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Family Of Shot Oakland Toddler Pleads For More Time On Life Support

The parents of 1-year-old Hiram Lawrence Jr., who was critically injured in a mass shooting in West Oakland last week, made a public plea Wednesday for hospital officials to wait longer before taking him off life support.


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Outreach Continues For Injured Oakland Toddler

A car wash fundraiser was held for one-year-old Hiram Lawrence Jr, who was shot along with six other people outside a West Oakland liquor store on Monday night.


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5 Detained In Oakland Shooting That Injured Toddler, 6 Others

Five “persons of interest” have been detained in connection with a shooting that injured seven people, including a 1-year-old boy earlier this week.


Bullet casings from a shooting in West Oakland that killed a one-year-old and injured 6 others on November 28, 2011. (CBS)

Vigil Held For 1-Year-Old Critically Hurt In Oakland Shooting

A vigil was held Wednesday night for 1-year-old Hiram Lawrence, who was critically injured when he was one of seven people who were shot in West Oakland Monday night.