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$10K Reward Offered In Killing Of 3-Week-Old Girl

Authorities investigate after the remains of an infant were found in an Imperial Beach dumpster, Jan. 4, 2015.
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Authorities investigate after the remains of an infant were found in an Imperial Beach dumpster, Jan. 4, 2015.

Baby was abducted in Long Beach; her body was found in a trash bin in Imperial Beach

Long Beach police say they don't know why a gunman wounded three members of a California family and stole a 3-week-old girl who was later found dead in a trash bin in Imperial Beach.

At a news conference Monday afternoon, Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna pleaded for the public's help finding the attacker. He said the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will offer a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

The body of Eliza Delacruz was found Sunday in a trash bin behind a strip mall in Imperial Beach, about 120 miles south of where her father, mother and uncle were shot a day earlier. Police released a photo that showed the child sleeping on a red blanket in a ruffled white dress with a white bow in her hair.

The mother and uncle are hospitalized in critical condition.

Authorities are looking for a man, but his description is vague and they have no leads. However, police said they don't believe the attack was random.