8-Year-Old Brought To Hospital With Gunshot Wound To Head


UPDATED: Friday April 11, 2014 9:17 AM

Police say an 8-year-old is in critical condition after arriving at Nationwide Children's Hospital with a gunshot wound on Thursday.

The child was brought to the medical facility around 5 p.m. in a black vehicle.

Police said they learned the child was actually shot in the head while in the car in East Columbus

Detectives say the shooting happened while the car was driving eastbound on Roswell Drive. The 8-year-old boy was hit, but the bullets missed a second child, a 6-year-old, who was also in the car. Thee adults were also in the car.

Detectives say 23-year-old Robert L. Broom was arrested in connection with this shooting.

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