10-year-old shot in the head released from the hospital

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A 10-year-old boy seriously injured by a stray bullet in Newport News is making great strides in his recovery.

Malachi was playing outside at a birthday party on Crescent Way the night of June 6 when he was shot in the head. He was rushed to the hospital with a life-threatening wound.

Newport News Police made an announcement on social media Thursday that Malachi is now out of the hospital and is doing well! 

Several officers and K-9 Taz went by his home Thursday to drop off some gifts from the police department and wish him well as he continues his recovery out of the hospital.

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