Police investigating after 10-year-old boy injured in North Philadelphia

Police are investigating after a 10-year-old boy was injured in North Philadelphia in what was initially believed to be a shooting.

Police responded to the area near Park Avenue and 1300 block of West York Street in North Philadelphia for reports of a shooting. 

Police say the child had appeared to have been shot in the stomach but it was just a small laceration and he also suffered a graze wound. 

He was taken to Saint Christopher's Hospital for Children and is in stable condition.     

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect that police are investigating the incident and that the child was not shot. 



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