5-year-old shot during custody exchange in Lower Merion: police

Police say a custody exchange took a violent turn when shots fired by one man hit a 5-year-old boy and a another man.

The double shooting happened in the parking lot of a former Lord & Taylor on East City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd around 8 a.m. Sunday.

The 5-year-old boy was found shot in the foot, while a 31-year-old man was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to authorities. Both were transported to local hospitals for non-life-threatening injuries.

A man police say is responsible for the shooting was taken into custody. His identity, and relation to the child and man, has yet to be released.