Boy, 11, Shot Through Apartment Door in Bronx

Police do not believe the child was the intended victim.

Friday, Jan 6, 2012  |  Updated 8:50 AM EDT
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Boy, 11, Shot Through Apartment Door

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An 11-year-old boy was hit in the stomach by a bullet that came through the door of a second-floor apartment in the Bronx.

The child is in stable condition at Jacobi Hospital after the shooting Thursday night in the Fordham Heights neighborhood.

Police do not believe the child was the intended target.

Authorities say three shots were fired in the building on Creston Avenue, and one went through the apartment door, hitting the child.

The investigation continues.

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