Police say the child was shot around 10:35 p.m. in the Bronx.
They say three shots were fired, one striking the door of his family's Creston Avenue apartment.
The bullet came from an apparent shootout between two drug rivals, police say.
The boy was struck in the stomach and rushed to Jacobi Medical Center in stable condition.
Police say the two gunmen fled towards Walton High School and no arrests were immediately made.
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