MILLVILLE — A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in the leg Sunday night.

Millville Police Detective Lt. Ross Hoffman said that the boy was taken to the Inspira Medical Center in Vineland after being shot in the calf around 7:30 p.m. outside the Oakview Apartments on East Broad Street.

An estimated five to seven shots came from a car driving through the apartment complex, according to Hoffman. The boy was taken to Inspira Medical Center in Vineland and is expected to be released on Monday.

Hoffman asked anyone with information about the shooting call 856-825-7010 ext 7626 or use the Tip Line at 856-825-2182.

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