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Infant shot in the head in Washington drive-by shooting

KENT, Wash. - Police say a one-year-old was shot in the head in a drive-by shooting, and police are still looking for the men responsible, reports CBS affiliate KIRO.

According to police, the victim is in grave condition and was sent to Harborview Medical Center.

The family said Thursday night that the baby girl, Malaja, is brain dead.

Police reportedly said the shooting stemmed from a road-rage incident when a silver car driven by Malaja's family and a black sedan turned on Lake Fenwick Road South at the same time.

"There was some sort of exchange, and the next thing we know is the individuals in the black vehicle exchanged gunfire (at the) silver vehicle," said a police spokeswoman on the scene.

The station reports that only the baby was hit, and that the black car sped off.

Police canvassed the apartment complex and asked any witnesses to call 911 with information.

"We need to stop the Seattle violence," the baby's uncle, Edmond "Mackie" McNeil, told KIRO.

"The CD [Central District], south end, whoever, wherever. It's over. We're trying to be living for our kids. Everybody needs to live for your kids, now. It's over. You ain't no gangster because you want to carry a gun. That's stupid. Live for your kids. Be a PTA parent. Do something."

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