(L.A.) Kristopher Baca, 17, Died on a Street

Case Number: 2023-00745

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 17-year-old Caucasian male that occurred on a street.

The coroner’s office has identified the teenager as Kristopher Baca.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound of the Chest

RIP KRISTOPHER JULIAN BACA (August 5, 2005 – January 18, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 9:40 p.m.

The decedent was the son of Ericka Marie Baca and Kristopher Ryan Baca (divorced in 2019).

He was shot and killed in Palmdale.

Baca was the underage hit-and-run driver seen in a viral video last year mowing down a mother and her infant in Venice.

Kristopher Baca charged

“Justice was served.”