5-Year-Old Boy Shot in New Orleans East

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A five-year-old boy has become the latest child shot in the city. NOPD officers say this one is a result of a domestic dispute.

The shooting happened Sunday inside a home on the 4700 block of Sherwood Drive just before 8pm.

Police say the child’s parents were arguing when the child’s father began shooting at his wife. Police say the man was firing through the wall from inside another room.

Investigators say the boy was struck in the leg and side. He was taken to surgery and listed in stable condition.

As of tonight two other young children who were in the home have been removed.

Police say the father will be arrested for attempted murder.