7-year-old is grazed by bullet during altercation in South Kansas City

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February 07 2021 05:30 pm
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police are investigating after a child was grazed by a bullet in South Kansas City. Investigators said around 3:30 Sunday morning they were dispatched to 9108 Oak Street where a seven-year-old boy was shot.

Police Chief Forte said a fight broke out between the child's dad and his mother's ex-boyfriend. Police said the biological father struck the ex-boyfriend with a gun and it discharged, hitting the child. Police said the child is expected to be okay.

Neighbors told FOX 4 the family who lives in the home is typically quiet.

"I haven't seen anything negative," said neighbor Greg Peterson. "I haven't heard yelling, there's no loud music, I mean they are just nice neighbors."

Police have not said whether or not any arrests have been made.



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