Child Shot in Parked Car in Niagara Falls

November 27, 2012 Updated Nov 27, 2012 at 4:14 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Child Shot in Parked Car in Niagara Falls

November 27, 2012 Updated Nov 27, 2012 at 4:14 PM EDT

NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WKBW) A child was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle outside Hometown Grocery on Pierce Avenue in Niagara Falls at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday.

The store's manager tells Eyewitness News the child's mother was inside the store, and the father was waiting in the car with the child at the time of the incident.

The manager says three shots were fired from a vehicle driving down 17th Street. One of the shots broke through the vehicle's window and struck the child. According to the manager, the vehicle continued down 17th Street.

The Niagara Falls Police Department is at the scene on 17th Street and Pierce Avenue investigating.

No details on the child's identity or condition are available at this time.