Young mom found shot to death in car in San Pedro

A 17-year-old mother from Wilmington was found shot to death Monday in a car that crashed into a building in San Pedro, authorities said.

The crash was reported at about 2:30 a.m. at 783 West Sepulveda St., Sgt. J. Talmage of the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Station said.

Kayla Huerta, who has a 3-year-old daughter, died at the scene, the coroner's office reported. She was found in the driver's seat of the car, the LAPD reported.

A suspect, described only as a male, was being sought, police said.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call (877) LAPD-247.

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