According to reports, at about 7 o clock Thursday night officers of the Belmont Police Station received phone calls about gunshots being heard at Boissierre Lane, Belmont.
When officers arrived they found nothing.
However, upon returning to the scene a short while later, officers found the boy’s body hidden in some nearby bushes.
The victim is said to be of mixed ethnicity, about five feet, nine inches tall, and brown in complexion.
He was clad in a pair of three-quarter pants, a black T-shirt and a pair of black Clark’s shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Belmont Police Station.