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Shots fired hit boy, 11, inside apartment

Friday, January 06, 2012

An 11-year-old boy has been shot in the stomach after bullets entered his family's second floor apartment.

Police say the child was shot around 10:35 p.m. in the Bronx.

They say three shots were fired, one striking the door of his family's Creston Avenue apartment.

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The bullet came from an apparent shootout between two drug rivals, police say.

The boy was struck in the stomach and rushed to Jacobi Medical Center in stable condition.

Police say the two gunmen fled towards Walton High School and no arrests were immediately made.

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