12-year-old shot in Riviera Beach

Posted at 10:23 PM, Jun 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-14 19:52:59-04

Riviera Beach police said a 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after a shooting Monday night.

Police spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said in a news release that the shooting occurred in front of a home in the 1000 block of West 27th St. at about 9:56 p.m.  

Brown said the shots appear to have been fired from a passing vehicle.

According to witnesses, the boy was struck as he exited the residence. He was transported to a hospital by Riviera Beach Fire Rescue. 

Anyone with information in this case should call Riviera Beach police at (561) 845-4123 or Crime Stoppers on 800-458-TIPS.