Boy, 6, shot in New Jersey

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IRVINGTON, N.J. — A 6-year-old boy was shot in New Jersey Thursday, authorities said.

The shooting happened about 8 a.m. on Crescent Lane near Union Avenue in Irvington, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.

Further details were scarce. Officials could not reveal the child's condition.

An investigation is underway.