St. Cloud Boy Standing Outside Apartment Wounded by Gunshot


ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy who was standing near the main entry door to a St. Cloud apartment complex was shot by someone from an unknown location.

The wound is not believed to be life-threatening.

KSTP reports the father of the boy says his son suffered a minor gunshot wound to the leg and is home resting now. s

St. Cloud police say the victim, who lived in the building, was bringing in items from a vehicle Saturday night when he was struck by a single gunshot.

First responders provided medical aid to the boy before he was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and are asking for the public’s help for information.

No further details have been released.


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