NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An 11-year-old boy was apparently shot by a stray bullet Tuesday in Brooklyn.
It happened just before 10 p.m. on East 29th Street in Flatbush.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
A family member said the child was in the front yard playing when he was hit in the leg by what they initially thought was a firecracker.
The boy was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.READ MORE: Yonkers Police: 2 Men Dead After One Jumps Off Building And Hits The Other 12 Stories Below
It’s unclear what led to the shooting, but police do not believe the child was the intended target.
So far, no arrests have been made.MORE NEWS: New York City Public Schools To Increase COVID Testing, Relax Quarantine Rules
Police said there were nine shootings across the city Tuesday.