Miami boy wounded in drive-by shooting

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a young boy was asleep in his bed at his Miami home when he was wounded in a drive-by shooting.

Police say one or more suspects in an SUV shot up cars and 9-year-old Dontrell Darling's home early Friday morning. The boy suffered a deep graze to his cheek. The Miami Herald ( ) reports that he underwent surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital and was expected to recover.

A police spokesman said they didn't immediately have a motive for the shooting.


Information from: The Miami Herald,