11-year-old boy injured in drive-by shooting in DeKalb neighborhood

An 11-year-old boy was rushed to a hospital Wednesday after he was injured in a drive-by shooting in the Redan area of DeKalb County.

Witnesses told DeKalb police shots were fired from two vehicles passing a home on Muirforest Drive at about 10:15 p.m., according to a department spokesperson. The boy was shot in the hip and was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

An update on his condition was not provided Thursday. It was not clear if the 11-year-old or the home was the intended target of the gunfire.

A motive has not been determined, police said. Detectives with the homicide assault unit are leading the investigation.

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