8-year-old boy shot while walking near 34th and Locust; in stable condition

MILWAUKEE — Officials with the Milwaukee Fire Department confirmed for FOX6 News a child was shot near 34th and Locust Monday night, July 30.

Police say the eight-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds while walking on the sidewalk.

Child shot near 34th and Locust

Child shot near 34th and Locust

At this time, it appears that at least two subjects were shooting from across the street toward a house when the victim was struck.

The police are actively investigating the circumstances behind this incident and a motive.  No one is in custody at this time.

The victim is at a local hospital and is in stable condition.