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Eleven-year-old boy shot in the back

RIVIERA BEACH, FL (WFLX) - An 11-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital Thursday night after being hit by gunfire in Riviera Beach, according to Riviera Beach Fire Rescue.

Officials say, the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on the 2400 block of Avenue F.

According to Riviera Beach Police Department, the boy was walking down the street when he was shot in the back.

It's not known if he was intentionally targeted.

The victim was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center in critical condition, with possible life-threatening injures.

Police continue to investigate.

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