12-year-old boy shot in the leg on Brownsville, Brooklyn street

12-year-old boy shot in the leg on Brownsville, Brooklyn street
The boy, who's in stable condition, was not identified.

The boy, who’s in stable condition, was not identified.

New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks with the media during a news conference  in Manhattan on June 25, 2014.
New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks with the media during a news conference in Manhattan on June 25, 2014. Photo Credit: Nina Ruggiero

A 12-year-old boy was shot in the leg Monday afternoon in the Brownsville neighborhood in Brooklyn, police said.

The boy, who was not identified, was outside a house on Lott Avenue near Osborn Street just before 4:15 p.m. when the bullet struck him, police said.

He was taken to Kings County Hospital Center in stable condition.

The man who shot him fled south on Stone Street wearing a gray sweatshirt, police said.

Alison Fox