Wichita Boy Wounded By Shots Fired Outside Home

By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Wichita police believe the shooter who fired on a home and struck a sleeping 4-year-old boy targeted the wrong address.

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. Thursday. Police say the boy and his mother were asleep in a bedroom of a duplex at the time.

The 4-year-old was taken to St. Francis Hospital with a gunshot wound in his back. Police said he was in stable condition after surgery and is expected to recover.

Police said five shots were fired from outside the home. A search for suspects continued Thursday afternoon.

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