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3-year-old boy injured in Kansas City, Kan., drive-by shooting

A 3-year-old boy was shot in the arm in the area of 72nd Street and State Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.
A 3-year-old boy was shot in the arm in the area of 72nd Street and State Avenue in Kansas City, Kan. Google Maps

Kansas City, Kan., police are investigating a drive-by shooting that injured a 3-year-old boy.

Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted that the boy was riding in a car in the area of 72nd Street and State Avenue when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots into the car with the boy.

He was hit in the arm and was in stable condition, Zeigler said.

The shooting occurred about 10:15 p.m. Thursday. Police did not release a description of the suspect vehicle.

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