ATLANTA -- Police confirm that an 11-year-old boy has been taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound after an incident in southeast Atlanta.

The shooting happened in the 1700 block of Richmond Circle SE. The details of the shooting are still limited. But officials confirm that the child is alert and conscious. The wound appears to be to the leg.

11Alive is working to gather more information. Check back for updates.

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