Police in Chamblee say an 11-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in the head while he slept.

Police say the shooting happened shortly after midnight. They say several shots were fired from the front yard into the bedroom of the victim's 16-year-old brother, and one of the bullets went into a second bedroom where the 11-year-old was sleeping.

The 11-year-old's name has not been released. His condition was not immediately known.