Child shot during incident inside house in northeast DC

Police say a child is in the hospital after being shot Wednesday night in the northeast.

The shooting happened around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday inside of a house in the 5800 block of Foote Street.

Officials say the victim, possibly a boy as young as 6-years-old, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting. He remains hospitalized at this time.

Sources tell FOX 5 that the incident may have been related to a domestic incident involving the mother and a former boyfriend.

The police are continuing to investigate at this time. They have named no suspects or motives.