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10-year-old boy shot in the head by driver on 15 Freeway

10-year-old boy shot in the head by driver on 15 Freeway
A bullet hole can be seen in the window of a car where a 10-year-old boy was shot in the head as he sat in the back seat near Hesperia on Thursday night. (OnScene.TV)

A 10-year-old boy was shot in the head as he sat in the back seat of a car in Phelan on Thursday night, authorities said.

The boy was in the back of a BMW that was traveling north on the 15 Freeway south of Hesperia when someone in another car shot at the BMW about 9 p.m., the California Highway Patrol said. One round went through the car’s small rear window, striking the boy in the head.

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CHP said the boy remains hospitalized Friday and his injury is serious.

Authorities said there is no immediate information on the shooter or a motive in the attack.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call CHP at (909) 383-4247.

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