Police say a boy, 12, was shot in East Central Fresno

December 11, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Authorities are investigating a shooting in East Central Fresno that left a 12 year old boy seriously injured.

Police were called to a house near Illinois and Backer around 9 p.m. Tuesday when they received multiple 9-1-1 calls about shots in the area.

When they arrived at the scene, they discovered a boy had been shot. He was taken to the hospital and his condition has been described as serious.

Police are not releasing any suspect information or a possible motive but say they expect to be at the scene throughout the night and into the morning hours.