LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police are investigating after they say a bullet grazed a five-year-old boy on South 10th Street near West Chestnut Street.

The shooting incident occurred happened about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday near Village West apartments.

The child was not the intended target in the shooting and suffered non-life threatening injuries, said Louisville Metro Police spokesperson Dwight Mitchell.

The child was taken to Kosair Children's Hospital by a private vehicle, Mitchell said.

The police homicide unit is investigating. Officers scoured a large area in search of a shooter and possible evidence late Wednesday afternoon.

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