Man arrested in connection to San Pedro shooting that killed teen mother

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A man has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a teenage mother in San Pedro last month. (KABC)

A Los Angeles man has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a teenage girl in San Pedro last month.

Authorities took Luis Aurelio Morales, 25, into custody and booked him on suspicion of murdering Kayla Huerta.

Huerta, a 17-year-old mother from the Wilmington neighborhood of L.A., was found shot to death inside a car that had crashed in the 700 block of Sepulveda Street on June 18.

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Police allege Huerta was with a group of people when Morales became upset and shot her.

His bail has been set at $3 million.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Huerta's family.
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