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UPDATE: Grandfather of 9-year-old shot in Waterloo says boy has cancer

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

The grandfather of the 9-year-old boy shot in Waterloo says the boy has cancer. 

The young boy shot on Thursday night is 9-year-old Anton Kincaid.

Waterloo Police were called to the 1200 block of W. Mullen Ave. on reports of shots fired. Neighbors say they heard between six and seven shots after 8 PM Thursday. They say after the shots they heard screaming.

Anton's grandfather tells KWWL his grandson is okay and is at Covenant Hospital.

Anton's grandfather, Daryl says it's a hard time for the family right now saying, "On top of it all.....he is a cancer patient."

Irving Elementary School is offering extra counseling for students after this incident.

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