Sleeping Boy Shot In Face During Drive-By Shooting

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Associated Press News Release

MIAMI (AP) -- A 9-year-old boy has been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital after he was shot in the face during a drive-by shooting in Liberty City.

Police say the boy was sleeping early Friday when a car drove past the house and started shooting. Witnesses told police it was a light-colored sports utility vehicle.

No one else was injured in the shooting, though several other children were inside the house.

Miami Fire Rescue spokesman Ignatius Carroll told The Miami Herald ( ) the boy has a serious injury to the face, but is in stable condition.

Police are investigating, but no further details were immediately available.


Information from: The Miami Herald,

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