Boy, 10, in critical condition after being shot in face and chest

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland police are trying to figure out who fired nearly two dozen shots into an east side home hitting a 10-year-old boy in the face and chest. Police said the boy was sleeping when he was shot.

The shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. Thursday at a home on E. 93rd St. near Edmunds Ave.

The boy, who has not been identified, was taken to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. Police said he was in critical condition.

Cleveland EMS told Fox 8 the boy went into surgery around 4 a.m. and said his vitals were good.

Police said the boy was sleeping in an upstairs bedroom when a shot was fired through a window hitting him in the face and chest.

There were three other children in the home at the time of the shooting. None of them was injured, police said.

Police sources said at least two other houses in the area were shot up overnight.

Someone shot into a house on Kenmore Ave. and another house on E. 93rd near Wade Park Ave.

Police said a 17-year-old girl was in stable condition after being shot in the face.

Police told Fox 8 News the shootings are "most likely" connected.

Stay with Fox 8 News and FOX8.com for updates on this developing story.

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