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Missing infant, who weighs about 10 pounds, has been identified as Eliza Delacruz.

Missing infant, who weighs about 10 pounds, has been identified as Eliza Delacruz.

Missing infant, who weighs about 10 pounds, has been identified as Eliza Delacruz.

Police are searching for a man suspected of shooting three people before snatching a three-week-old baby.

Long Beach Police Department in Southern California said officers went to a home last night after a call about a shooting. They found two men and one woman, the baby's mother, with gunshot wounds.

Police said a baby girl named Eliza Delacrus, who weigh about 10lbs, was missing from the home.

Police spokeswoman Marlene Arrona said the victims were taken to hospital in a critical but stable condition

"The two male victims, who also sustained gunshot injuries, are brothers," said Ms Arrona. "One of the male victims is the father of the missing infant."

Arrona said one of the victims has been treated and released, while the other two remain in critical but stable conditions at local hospitals.

Police are still searching for the suspect, and the investigation is ongoing.

Detectives believe a man suspected of shooting the three may have taken the newborn and run away. They did not release any details about the suspect.

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