SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Police say a 13-year-old boy who was shot in the leg rode his bicycle to a central New York hospital for help.

Syracuse police who were responding to a call of shots fired arrived at the scene Saturday night and learned that the victim had already gone to nearby Upstate University Hospital for treatment.

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Police say the boy had been in a crowd on a street corner when an unidentified man fired a handgun into the crowd. They say the boy suffered a minor gunshot wound to his leg. The gunman fled.

Police say he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt that covered his face. No other description was available.