May 14, 2022 5:27 pm

Lanús: a 5-year-old boy was shot in the head and is in intensive care

A 5 year old turned out badly wounded by a bullet in the head this Monday when being in the middle of a armed conflict between two neighbors, in the Buenos Aires party of Lanus. Given the seriousness of the injuries, he was urgently transferred to the Crossing Hospital by Florencio Varela.

The incident occurred around 4:00 p.m., on Magallanes and Yatay streets in the Villa La Cuba neighborhood, in the southern area of ​​the suburbs, according to police sources told the Télam agency.

As transferred, the child was urgently transferred to the Early Care Unit (UPA) located in Osorio and Emilio Castro, Lanús. where he was assisted and then referred to Hospital Evita. Moments later, the victim was transferred to the Hospital El Cruce de Florencio Varela, where he remained. in critical condition, with a projectile lodged in the headsources detailed.

At the scene, the troops of the Operational Tactical Group (GTO) of Lanús, together with personnel from the patrol command, were involved in collecting testimonies and analyzing the images from the security cameras.

From the first inquiries, the police managed to establish that the boy was shot when he was in the middle of a confrontation between two armed men, one of them on a motorcycle.

With information from the Télam agency

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