A man who called 911 just before a 12-year-old boy was shot and injured by a Cleveland police officer told dispatchers that the boy was at a recreation center pointing a pistol at everybody.

The man told dispatchers that gun was "probably fake" but also said that the boy was scaring everyone.

A police union official tells The Plain Dealer newspaper that the boy grabbed the replica semi-automatic pistol and put it in his waistband when officers arrived.

He says an officer told the boy to raise his hands, but he instead reached into his waistband and grabbed the pistol.

The officer fired two shots, hitting the boy at least once in the stomach.

Cleveland media outlets say the orange safety indicator in the pistol's muzzle was missing.

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