Young boy falls from 9th-floor window in Silver Spring

Local,Crime,Scott McCabe

A 4-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after he fell from the ninth floor of an apartment building in Silver Spring.

Montgomery County police and fire officials said the boy fell from a window at an apartment in the 8800 block of Piney Branch Road.

The incident happened around 3:15 p.m. Thursday, and authorities said the boy suffered injuries to his head and legs. He was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.

Montgomery County police are investigating how the boy fell.

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