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CLEVELAND, Ohio — A 4-year-old boy shot in the head early Monday remains in the hospital, but police say bullet fragments did not penetrate his brain.

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According to police, the boy’s mother said the shooting happened around 12 a.m. Monday in the area of Dead Man’s Curve. She exited the highway at East 55th Street and called for help.

The boy was taken to Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital where he was reportedly conscious and breathing. Police said he underwent surgery to remove bullet fragments.

Police are still trying to figure out what led to the shooting. The woman told police she was driving with her son in the area of West 28th Street and Division Avenue when she honked her horn to pass a blocking vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cleveland police investigators at (216) 621-1234.

 

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