BK boy shot while readying for baseball photo

An 11-year-old Little League player preparing for a team photo in Starrett City was shot in the head Sunday by an apparent stray bullet. A police spokesman says the boy, Davonte Kelly, is in stable condition

News 12 Staff

Jun 8, 2009, 5:50 PM

Updated 5,457 days ago

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BK boy shot while readying for baseball photo
An 11-year-old Little League player preparing for a team photo in Starrett City was shot in the head Sunday by an apparent stray bullet.
A police spokesman says the boy, Davonte Kelly, is in stable condition at Brookdale Hospital. Kelly's mother, Andrea Walters, says it was only after her son was rushed to a hospital that they learned a bullet had lodged between the boy's skin and skull.
The family originally thought Kelly had been struck by a baseball.
Doctors say they extracted the bullet from Kelly's head and the 11-year-old is expected to be released from the hospital in a few days.
Investigators have no motive or suspects in the shooting.
AP wire services were used in this report.


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