CLEVELAND -- Three young children were in the line of gunfire late Saturday night, Cleveland Police confirm to WKYC.

The incident happened on East 71st Street, around 10:30. Police say an 8-year-old could lose his leg from a gun shot wound. It came from a rifle round. The boy is being treated at University Hospital.

Two 5-year-olds were also grazed by a bullet, but are expected to be okay.

Cleveland Police have not stated what started the gunfire, or whether they are looking for any specific suspects.