5-year-old boy wounded in La Puente shooting

A 5-year-old boy was released from the hospital after he was shot in La Puente on Wednesday evening, officials said. 

The shooting occured just after 9 p.m. in the 14200 block of Nelson Avenue, near Sunkist Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Investigators said the young boy was standing in front of a home when someone opened fire from a car. 

The suspects were driving a newer model Nissan Maxima and remain at large, authorities said. 

The young victim was discharged from a local hospital and his wound was described as non-life-threatening.  

No further information was immediately released. 

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CNS contributed to this report.