7-year-old boy hospitalized after being shot on east side, officials say

7-year-old shot twice while in bed

SAN ANTONIO – A 7-year-old boy was shot twice in the arm while lying in his bed on the city’s east side, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened just before 7 a.m. in the 360 block of Charcliff Drive when officials were called for a shooting and trauma response.

Police said five people were in the east-side home, including the 7-year-old victim when shots rang out.

Officials said the boy was laying in his bed when he was shot twice in the upper arm.

The 7-year-old was transported to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said no one else in the house was hit and neighbors reported to authorizes that there were up to 16 shots fired. A neighboring house was also hit.

There are no known suspects at the time, according to police.

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