Police said they believe the boy was shot by a stray bullet from gunfire between individuals who were not known to him.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HILL DISTRICT (KDKA) — An 11-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot by a stray bullet in the Upper Hill District.

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Pittsburgh police say officers responded to calls for reports of shots fired in 700 block of Anaheim Street around 5:45 p.m. on Friday.

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Officers found shell casings but no victims, law enforcement said.

Just before 6:15 p.m., police said they learned that an 11-year-old boy was taken to a local hospital by family members after he was shot in the abdomen.

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Police said they believe the boy was shot by a stray bullet from gunfire between individuals who were not known to him.