SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) – Police say a 9-year-old boy has been wounded by a stray bullet from an apparent drive-by shooting in Saginaw.

The Saginaw News reports the boy was struck in the arm Tuesday evening in the Sheridan Park subdivision while playing basketball in his driveway. The boy was taken to a hospital for treatment and was expected to recover.

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No arrests were immediately reported.

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Detective Sgt. Reggie Williams says law enforcement officials are “working tirelessly to put a stop to this senseless violence.”

On March 21, a 9-year-old girl was wounded in a shooting on the city’s southeast side. A man and woman are charged in that case.

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