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7-year-old boy struck by bullet in Longview

By Staff Reports
Aug. 4, 2017 at 2:45 p.m.
Updated Aug. 4, 2017 at 4:20 p.m.

Police on Friday afternoon work the scene of a reported shooting on Douglas Street.

A 7-year-old boy was struck by a bullet in his arm Friday afternoon after two men fired multiple shots on Douglas Street, Longview police said.

Longview police were called around 2 p.m. to the 1200 block of Douglas Street to a shooting. Police said two suspects fired the shots in the direction of a house where the boy was.

The boy’s injury was described as non-life threatening, and he was being treated at Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, police said.

Police do not have detailed suspect information at this time. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Longview Police Department at (903) 237-1170.

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