12-year-old shot in southeast Iowa

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old has been shot in a rural part of Des Moines County.

The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were dispatched to the scene around 5:10 p.m. Tuesday.

The child was taken to Great River Medical Center in West Burlington and then transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. The child’s name hasn’t been released.

No arrests have been reported. The shooting is still being investigated.

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