3-year-old boy was shot on his birthday in the U.S.

A three-year-old boy was shot to death the day he was born in suburban Miami by a man driving by, CBS News reported Tuesday, April 27.

The child, named Elijah LaFrance, was standing in the doorway of the house as his parents and other relatives were cleaning up the yard after the party. An armed man drove by and opened fire on the house with a rifle. He fired more than 60 shots, shooting the boy.

The badly wounded LaFrance was discovered by his aunt, after which the victim was taken to the hospital. The child died there. As a result of the shooting the girl was also injured, her condition is not of concern to doctors.

The police offered a reward of $15 000 for any information about the shooter who fled the scene.