1 dead and 10-year-old boy injured after shooting near Miller Park Friday

Published: Dec. 27, 2019 at 9:28 PM CST
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Police were called to a residence near Miller Park Friday night for a reported shooting.

Police tell us one man is dead and a 10-year-old boy is injured after gunshots ripped through the neighborhood.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old, Johnton Banks.

Police say, the scene was a lot bigger than expected and a perimeter was formed.

Police, fire, gang unit and homicide detectives were all on scene.

At this time police say there's no indication that this was a drive-by shooting. Police tell us several other family members were inside the home at the time of the shooting, only a 10-year-old boy was hurt.

Police on scene tell 6 News the 10-year-old was grazed by glass from a window that was broken inside of the house during the shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available.