12-year-old KC boy injured after being shot, possibly unintentionally, police say

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A young boy was shot in the shoulder Monday night in Kansas City's east side.

The shooting happened near East 42nd Street and Vineyard Road, which isn't far from Vineyard Park.

A family member told FOX4 the boy was inside a nearby home when the shooting occurred. Hear more from that family member in the video player above.

Police said they believe the shooting was unintentional but are still gathering information from witnesses.

The child was taken to a local hospital. He's in stable condition and is expected to be OK, police said.

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