By Associated Press - Monday, April 8, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Police say a child under the age of 12 was shot Sunday night in a home on the northeast side of the city, the Albuquerque Journal reports .

Police say the child is in critical condition. The child’s gender and age have not been released, the Journal reports.

Albuquerque Police Department officer Simon Drobik says officers were dispatched to the house around 5:15 p.m. Sunday. Drobik said the shooting took place inside of the residence, the newspaper reports.

Drobik says the investigation involved a search for two other children who live in the home who were ultimately found in southeast Albuquerque.

“This is a family home and three kids live in this house,” Drobik told the Journal. “Somehow they were moved after this incident happened.”

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