MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 9-month-old child was grazed by a bullet in North Minneapolis Friday evening, according to police.
The incident happened near Colfax and 34th Avenues North at about 6:45 p.m. The child was reported to have been inside a car at the time of the shooting, and was taken to North Memorial Hospital.
Minneapolis Police say that the child suffered non-life threatening injuries to an extremity.
The police department says that investigators are already working on the case, attempting to ascertain whether the vehicle the child was riding in was the intended target of the shots.
Police are also working to provide a description of the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Minneapolis Police are investigating after a 9-month-old child suffered a graze wound from a bullet near the intersection of 34th and Colfax Ave N. Police say the child was in a vehicle at the time of the shooting and is expected to be survive. @WCCO
— Nick Streiff (@nickstreiff) July 3, 2021