Officials have confirmed that a 10-year-old child was hit by a vehicle Friday, January 11. They say the child may have suffered a broken ankle.

Today at approximately 3 p.m. offices responded to the area of Belfast St. at Antwerp St. in reference to shots fired.

Upon arrival officials say officers spotted a vehicle that was involved fleeing the area. They say officers stopped the vehicle and several subjects fled on foot.

One subject was apprehended. During this incident a male juvenile was struck by the vehicle. 

This is an ongoing investigation. 

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Toi Thornton is a Reporter. His Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism comes from Dillard University in 2014 and his Master's degree in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University in 2016. He previously worked as the Fox anchor in Lafayette, LA.

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