CHICAGO (CBS) — A 9-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet Tuesday night in Back of the Yards.

At 6:52 p.m., the boy was on a porch at the front yard of a home in the 5400 block of South Morgan Street when gunfire came from an unknown direction and grazed him in the face, police said.

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The boy was taken to the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital by a family member. He was reported in good condition.

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Shell casings lined the street following the shooting. We counted at least 22 evidence markers.

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No one was in custody late Tuesday. Area One detectives were investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff