Caller tells police bullet grazed boy’s neck outside southwest Austin Torchy’s

FILE: Police vehicle and police tape.
FILE: Police vehicle and police tape.

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A boy was taken to the hospital late Saturday morning after a caller reported to 911 that a bullet grazed the boy’s neck, said the Austin Police Department.

It happened at about 11:49 a.m. outside a southwest Austin Torchy’s restaurant in the 4300 block of William Cannon Drive just west of Mopac Expressway, Austin-Travis County EMS said.

Medics treated the boy at the scene and then transported him to Dell Children’s Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Austin Police said the incident is under investigation. There is no word at this time if a bullet was found or who may have fired it, police said.

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