Young boy seriously injured after being shot near 61st and Nogard in KCK

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 13-year-old boy has been shot Thursday night in KCK, police say.

KCK Police Spokesman Thomas Tomasic said the shooting happened when the young boy was riding four-wheelers with an adult relative. He was riding a different four-wheeler than his relative, Tomasic said.

The shooting happened near 61st and Nogard, and then the 13-year-old was brought to 59th and Webster, which is about a mile away. Police were called around 8 p.m.

The 13-year-old was shot in the stomach area. Police believe the shooting was intentional. The adult relative was also grazed by a bullet, Tomasic said.

KCK police said the child is in serious but now stable condition at a local hospital.

Police do not have any clear suspect information at this time. They are asking for the public’s help to figure out what happened.

Anyone with information can call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. All tips are anonymous.

Police initially said the boy was 12 years old, his mother has since contacted FOX4 and said he is 13 years old.

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