A 12-year-old Buffalo boy who was in his own house was fatally shot in the head by a stray bullet Saturday night, police said.
Bandar Elwaseem was in his apartment around 8:30 p.m. when he was shot, Buffalo police said Sunday.
The bullet that struck Bandar traveled "a considerable distance," police said. According to the ABC Buffalo affiliate WKBW, he was in the kitchen,
Another person, a 22-year-old man, was also hit by a shotgun and is in a stable condition after surgery, officials said. Police are hoping to speak with him later on Sunday.
Investigators believe the shooting originated in the parking lot of the Town Gardens Plaza based on the direction of the shots and where the Bandar's home is located, police said.
Shots were firing at a car at the car park, WKBW reported.
Police are canvassing for footage in the area and talking to witnesses. It is unclear if there is more than one suspect.
Crimestoppers are offering a $ 7,500 reward and the FBI is offering an additional $ 5,000 for any information leading to an arrest.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers Buffalo at 716-867-6161.