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Boy, 11, Recovering After Shot by Stray Bullet in Brooklyn

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  • An 11-year-old boy recovering after being shot by a stray bullet while playing in a Brooklyn street Thursday evening, police sources said

  • Two men were arguing in Crown Heights when one pulled a gun and fired off six shots, law enforcement sources tell News 4

  • The boy was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he underwent surgery and has been upgraded to stable condition

An 11-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital after being shot by an errant bullet in a Brooklyn street Thursday evening, police said.

Two men were arguing along Schnectady Avenue between St. Johns Place and Lincoln Place in Crown Heights when one of the men pulled a gun and fired of six shots, according to law enforcement sources.

One of the bullets struck the 11-year-old in his upper right chest or shouler area as he was in the street with other children. The boy was rushed to Kings County Hospital in critical condition, police said. He was out of surgery later Thursday night and is expected to survive.

Another man with a gunshot wound arrived at the same hospital some time later, and police belRead More – Source

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