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12-year-old boy shot, seriously injured near 9th and Greenfield in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are seeking suspects after a 12-year-old was shot and seriously wounded.

It happened around 3:00 p.m. between 9th and 10th and Greenfield in Milwaukee.

Police said a suspect in a vehicle fired shots in the area, and the boy was struck by the gunfire.

12-year-old boy shot near 9th and Greenfield

The boy was transported to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries, but at this time, he is expected to survive.

Police are seeking the suspect(s) and vehicle from this incident.

12-year-old boy shot near 9th and Greenfield

12-year-old boy shot near 9th and Greenfield

Meanwhile, neighbors said this incident is extremely concerning, given that kids play in the area.

"(Kids) are all playing on the street and it happened at 2:00 in the afternoon. Not very good," Joe Lavigne said.

12-year-old boy shot near 9th and Greenfield

12-year-old boy shot near 9th and Greenfield

12-year-old boy shot near 9th and Greenfield

"Oh that is just horrible. Just terrible," Beverly Kirk said. "I was sitting home, and just heard gunshots again past my house. I ran outside and we saw a couple of cars zipping by. It's scary, you know? I'm afraid something is going to come through my house."

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspects is asked to contact police.