A man who shot and severely wounded a five-year-old boy when he opened fire during an attempted break-in is being hunted by police today.
The boy was shot as a group of men tried to get inside his home 64 miles east of Los Angeles in
Colton police’s key suspect is a black man thought to be aged between 18 and 20 years old.
The boy was shot as a group of men tried to get inside his home 64 miles east of Los Angeles in California just after 11pm on Saturday (general view)
The child was left with life-threatening injuries and taken to hospital where he is believed to now be in a stable condition.
Anyone with information is being asked to call Detective A. Jaeger at 909-370-5028 or Colton police at 909-370-5000.
No further details have been released.