10-year-old boy shot in the leg

A 10-year-old Monroe boy is in the hospital after being shot in the leg while in his own home.

According to Monroe police, a shot was fired inside the home in the 1300 block of South 3rd Street and struck the boy around 1:00 am Monday.

The boy is currently being treated with non-life threatening injuries at LSU-Shreveport hospital.

Detectives are working to develop leads on the case.

If you have any information regarding this case contact Crime Stoppers of Ouachita at (318)-388-CASH.