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Bronx boy, 8, fighting for life after being shot in head: reports

Reports have come in of an 8-year-old boy being shot in the head at Fordham Hill Oval in the Bronx.

EMS and police responded to the scene at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 18. The child was transported to NY-Presbyterian and is in critical condition.

NYPD recovered the 9mm gun used in the shooting at the scene. No arrests have been made and the case is ongoing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

This is a developing story, check back at www.amny.com for updates soon

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