8-year-old boy shot in face, dad shot in leg in Irvington

An 8-year-old boy is recovering after he was shot in the face in Irvington in broad daylight. According to the boy's family, he and his

8-year-old boy shot in face, dad shot in

8-year-old boy shot in face, dad shot in leg in Irvington

IRVINGTON - An 8-year-old boy is recovering after he was shot in the face in Irvington in broad daylight.

According to the boy's family, he and his dad were walking home when the shooting happened.

The boy's family says the bullet came in through his neck and out his cheek, missing his brain by just inches. He is recovering at University Hospital in Newark. His father was shot in the leg.

Police have released very little information so far about the shooting.

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Irvington Police Tip Line : 973-399-8477

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