By Cory James

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police said a 14-year-old was shot inside a home in Queens on Sunday night.

The 14-year-old was shot in the back while inside a house on 243rd Street in Rosedale just before 9 p.m., police told CBS2’s Cory James.

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The circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately known, but officers said the victim was taken to Long Island Jewish Medical Center and is expected to recover.

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It was also unclear if anyone was inside the home at the time of the shooting.

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James was told the suspect took off on foot.

Cory James