FONTANA (CBSLA) — A 3-year-old boy died and his 23-year-old mother is in critical condition after they were stabbed in Fontana on Thursday afternoon, police said.
The child was taken to Kaiser where he died from his stab wounds while the mother was transported to Arrowhead Regional.READ MORE: Garcetti Unveils 'Justice Budget' At State Of The City
The stabbings occurred in the 11700 block of Belmonte Road.Paul Flores Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charges In 1996 Disappearance Of Kristin Smart
The grandparents came home and found the victims and called 911, according to police.
“It’s hard on everybody. It’s hard on our community,” said Richard Guerrero, Fontana Police.
“The fact that it was a young boy that was involved,” said neighbor Tanisha Davis. “He never got to live out his life. Life is too short and he is 3.”MORE NEWS: Michael Vivona Arrested For Alleged Assault Of Elderly Korean American Couple, Threatening Japanese American Olympian Sakura Kokumai
An investigation is ongoing.