Boy, 10, Hit by Stray Bullet in Long Beach
LONG BEACH (KTLA) — Police in Long Beach are hoping surveillance video lead them to the suspect who opened fire at a gas station, striking a 10-year-old boy.
The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Friday near Long Beach Boulevard and East Pleasant Street.
Police say the boy was shot while he was sitting in the back seat of an SUV with his parents.
He was transported to a local hospital in critical but stable condition.
Surveillance video from the gas station shows several men running by right after the shooting. Detectives believe they may have been witnesses.
Anyone with information about the incident should call Long Beach detectives at (562) 570-7250.