Fort Lauderdale

7-Year-Old Child Struck by Stray Bullet on Fourth of July in Fort Lauderdale

A Fort Lauderdale child is currently recovering at the hospital after being struck by a stray bullet Saturday night.

Fort Lauderdale Police say the incident happened around 9 p.m. at 6480 Northwest 31st Way.

The 7-year-old boy, Jason, was hit in the arm by a stray bullet, but authorities say the injury was non-life threatening, and the child is expected to make a full recovery.

Jason's grandmother said he was playing in a pool when the bullet hit him in the arm.

Police say it is still unknown where the bullet came from at this time.

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