Boy shot during robbery at Silver Creek Park

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A boy is recovering after being robbed and shot in the leg at a park in Southwest Bakersfield, according to police. 

The shooting occurred just after 8 p.m. Friday at Silver Creek Park on Harris Road. The boy was approached by two teens who robbed him, one of them shooting him in the leg, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. 

The boy is expected to survive, police said.

One teen was arrested. Police have not identified the victim or the robbers. 

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call police at 661-327-7111. 

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