9-year-old shot in the head on Weeskville sidewalk

Police say a 9-year-old boy was shot in the head on the sidewalk Monday night in Weeskville.The shooting happened around 9 p.m. at 1670 Pacific

WEEKSVILLE - Police say a 9-year-old boy was shot in the head on the sidewalk Monday night in Weeskville.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. at 1670 Pacific St., according to authorities. The victim was playing with other young friends who witnessed the incident.

Police are combing the area looking for the gunman. Authorities say the boy was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition.

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