LAKEWOOD — A Thursday night shooting is under investigation.

Police confirmed that a shooting took place on Martin Luther King Drive near Center Street but did not disclose additional details.

The gunman in the shooting that took place around 9:45 p.m. is in custody according to the Lakewood Scoop, citing unnamed police sources.

The incident took place in an alleyway and a child was several feet away, according to the report.

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