Woman baby tent on boardwalk

A nearby witness said the woman had the baby within minutes of going into labor outside this tent. (Venice Current)

VENICE -A 30-year-old homeless woman from Virginia gave birth to a newborn on the boardwalk Sunday. 

It happened at the 300 block of Ocean Front Walk around 11:00 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. 

A nearby witness said the woman delivered the baby within a few minutes of going into labor. He said they were able to wrap the baby up and call 911. 

The woman was transported to the hospital. The condition of the mother and newborn are unknown at this time.