Nine-Year-Old Released from Hospital After Saturday Night Shooting

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(KNSI) - A 9-year-old boy who was shot in the leg Saturday night in St. Cloud has been released from the hospital, the St. Cloud Police Department says.

At about 8:20 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to a call at an apartment building in the 1600 block of 16th Street Southeast. The boy was found in the entryway of the apartment, where he lives, and was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital. The child had one non-life-threatening gunshot wound in the upper leg.

According to St. Cloud Police, witnesses reported hearing a single gunshot and seeing a white sedan in the area when the incident happened. It is not known if that vehicle is involved in the incident, but investigators say they want to speak to occupants of that vehicle. The case remains under investigation.