Boy survives being hit in face by falling New Year's bullet
New Orleans — Police are investigating after a 10-year-old boy was struck by a bullet fired during New Year’s Eve celebrations fell from the sky and struck him.
Fabian Rivera was on a swing set in the backyard of a home in New Orleans when the bullet fell, WWL-TV reported.
Fabian was looking at the sky and listening to fireworks when he got off the swing with blood on him and began crying, said his friend, 10-year-old Diana Lopez.
The bullet hit him near his mouth and passed through his neck.
Fabian was taken to a hospital, and is now recovering at home.