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Bay Area boy, 11, grazed by bullet while sleeping

Published: Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 12:27 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 12:27 p.m.

OAKLAND — An 11-year-old boy is recovering from a bullet wound he received while he was sleeping when someone shot into his family's Oakland apartment.

Oakland television station KTVU reports ( ) that a bullet grazed the boy, who was one of seven people inside the apartment when the shots were fired before dawn on Sunday. The injury was not life-threatening.

None of the other occupants were hurt.

Oakland Police Lt. Brandon Wehrly says officers are looking for two suspects, but don't yet know if they fired from a car or while standing outside the dwelling.

Wehrly says investigators aren't sure why the apartment was targeted.


Information from: KTVU-TV.

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