Police: 3-year-old injured when shots fired into Ohio home

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of several shots fired into an Ohio home from a vehicle struck and injured a 3-year-old boy on Saturday, police said.

Columbus police said the child was hit with a bullet in the abdomen shortly before 1:30 p.m and was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He was upgraded to stable condition after surgery, according to police.

The child was upstairs with his grandmother inside the home on the south side of Columbus when shots were fired from a dark SUV that had pulled up behind the residence, police said in a release. Witnesses told police that someone in the vehicle fired several times into the back of the home.

Police were searching for a black SUV in connection with the shooting. They didn’t comment on any potential motive.