7-year-old Cleveland boy shot in his living room while sleeping

7-year-old Cleveland boy shot in his living room while sleeping
The Cleveland Police Department said a 7-year-old boy was shot while sleeping on his couch.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Police Department said a 7-year-old boy was shot while sleeping on his couch.

Police said around 10:30 a.m. this past Tuesday a shot was fired into a house in the area of East 123rd Street and Harvard Avenue.

Investigators said he was hit in the elbow.

Authorities said the boy was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

This is a developing story.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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