Boy, 9, struck by bullet in South Los Angeles apartment

A 9-year-old boy was shot and wounded in his South Los Angeles apartment by a bullet fired from outside the building, authorities said Tuesday.

The shooting occurred about 10:30 p.m. Monday in the 10000 block of South Avalon Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Paramedics took the boy to a hospital for a wound that was not believed life-threatening. No arrests were reported.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call (877) LAPD-247.

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