A boy, 5 or 6, was shot shortly around 9:30 p.m. on Copeland Street near Warren Street, by gunmen aiming at his father.
Police Commissioner William Evans said two men, both possibly 18 to 20, started firing at the boy's father from Warren Street. They got off as many as seven rounds. They missed him, but hit the child, Evans said. "Thank God, it looks to be non fatal and he's in stable condition," he said. Read more.