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12-year-old boy shot while sleeping

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

January 11, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A 12-year-old Orange County boy is recovering after being shot while sleeping in his own bed. Santa Ana Police say a bullet pierced the wall of his home in the 100 block of South Birch Street at around 7:00 p.m. Sunday.

The bullet hit the boy in his leg. He was hospitalized, but the injury was not life-threatening.

The shooting is under investigation.

CNS contributed to this report.