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Man On Bike Allegedly Shoots 4-Year-Old Boy In Perris

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PERRIS (CBS) — A 4-year-old boy was shot by a man on a bike, according to witnesses in Perris Thursday.

The shooting happened at approximately 4:40 p.m.

Police say the victim was not the target but caught in the crossfire when the gunman opened fire on a home in the 1500 block of Wilson Avenue, at Nuevo Road.

A bullet grazed the boy’s head. His condition has not been released.

Deputies scoured the area, but couldn’t find the shooter. The Sheriff’s Department anti-gang personnel were called to assist with the investigation.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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