ANTIOCH--An 11-year-old boy was shot in the chest Thursday morning while playing with friends, but was expected to survive, Antioch police said.

The shooting occurred at 11:15 a.m. Thursday in the 800 block of I Street. The boy was shot in the lower chest and was awake and alert when first responders arrived after a 911 call.

No one else was injured. The boy was playing with friends at the Rivertown Place Apartments when he was apparently shot by another boy, who then ran away, witnesses told television station ABC 7.

The boy was airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center and is in stable condition.

Anyone with information related to the case is asked to call the Antioch Police Department's nonemergency line at 925-778-2441.

Check back for updates.

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