Boy shot in the head in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A boy was shot in the head Thursday morning in Fort Lauderdale, authorities confirmed.

The shooting occurred around 9:30 am in the 1500 block of Northwest Second Avenue.

Fort Lauderdale police spokeswoman Casey Liening said the boy is believed to be around 7 years old.

The boy was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, but his condition has not been disclosed.

No other details were immediately released.

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