Child injured during drive-by shooting in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - An overnight drive-by shooting in an Overland Park neighborhood left one child hospitalized.

Police responded to a home near 100th and Kessler streets around 12:05 a.m. Tuesday and found an 8-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound.

The boy is in stable condition at a nearby hospital.

Police say there were other family members inside the house at the time, including other kids, but no one else was hurt.

Police say a dark colored four-door sedan was seen leaving the area.

A neighbor told 41 Action News he heard six gunshots.

Police say they have an idea of who the shooter is, but an arrest has not been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS.
 

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