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3-year-old boy shot at Tampa apartment complex

Posted at 10:23 PM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 10:39:31-05

A 3-year-old boy was shot in the stomach Monday night at a Tampa apartment complex.

Tampa Police say when they responded to the Tampa complex in the 5200 block of Picador Court they found the child with a single gunshot wound across his stomach.

The child was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital, where he made it out of surgery and is recovering in intensive care.

Police say a young man was in the room with the 3-year-old but ran away with the firearm after the shooting. At this time, they have not located him.

No one is being called a “suspect” at this time and so far no charges have been filed.

The cause of the shooting has not been determined.

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