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2-year-old boy struck by bullet in north Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 2-year-old boy is recovering after being struck by a bullet in north Minneapolis.

Minneapolis police were sent to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale early Tuesday after the child was dropped off with a reported gunshot wound to the arm or hand.

Officers were told the shooting happened about a half-hour earlier at a residence.

The Star Tribune reports community members say the victim was a 2-year-old boy who was in the backyard with his mother when gunfire erupted.

The boy is expected to survive. Police report no arrests and continue to investigate.

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