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Relief fund set up for funeral costs for three-year-old gunned down in central Bakersfield home

Family members asking for community's help
Posted at 4:28 PM, Nov 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-15 19:43:00-05

Family members are asking for the community's help after a shooting left a three-year-old dead, and his brother and pregnant mother with gunshot wounds.

A relief fund has been established for funeral costs for Major Sutton after a gunman opened fire inside his central Bakersfield home last Friday.

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The Coroner's Office said on Wednesday that Sutton suffered multiple gunshot wounds. 

Sutton's mother, Johniece Williams, was shot several times, while his brother, King Smith, was shot in the hand. 

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Sutton died after being shot in the chest. Williams's unborn child survived the shooting.

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