Boy shot in Avondale

AVONDALE (FOX19) - Police are investigating an incident in which a child was shot Wednesday evening.

A short time before 7 p.m., police were called to the 3500 block of Van Antwerp Place for a report of a child shot. Police found an 11-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. The child was taken to Children's Hospital.

Police say an adult dropped the gun and it went off, grazing the boy. Officers recovered the gun, but its owner was no where to be found.

The child's name and condition have not been released.

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