A 5-year-old boy was injured in a shooting in La Puente on Wednesday night, but sheriff’s officials said the victim is expected to recover.
The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. in the area of Nelson and Sunkist avenues, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told KTLA.
The boy was sitting in a car when he was struck, the Sheriff’s Department said.
He was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.
Information about the shooter was not released.