6-Year-Old Boy Critically Wounded After Being Struck By Gunfire In Milwaukee

Shooting Took Place On City's North Side

Milwaukee Police Department Squad Car
Gretchen Brown/WPR

A 6-year-old boy has been critically injured by gunfire in Milwaukee.

Police say the boy was sitting in a parked car on the city’s north side about 10:30 p.m. Thursday when someone began shooting. Bullets pierced the car and struck the boy.

His mother took him to the hospital.

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Officials say the circumstances that led to the shooting are still being investigated.

No one is in custody.