Boy rushed to hospital after shooting in NW Atlanta - Los Angeles Local News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Boy rushed to hospital after shooting in NW Atlanta

Posted: Updated:
ATLANTA -

Police are trying to find out what lead to a 7-year-old boy being shot in northwest Atlanta on Sunday.

Atlanta police say they were called out to the 2600 block of Mango Circle NW just after 7:30 p.m. after reports of shots being fired. They learned the boy was driven to the hospital by a neighbor.

Witnesses at the scene tell FOX 5 News that a car pulled up to the area and opened fire. They say the boy, who was in the middle of the street, was struck by one of the stray bullets.

Family members say the child underwent surgery and is recovering at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

Police say they hope to have information on a suspect soon.

Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices