A 4-year-old boy was injured Sunday afternoon in a fall from a window in the Burtonsville section of Silver Spring, authorities said.

The child fell about 15 or 20 feet and was taken to a trauma center, where he was listed in serious condition. The fall was reported in the 3300 block of Teagarden Circle, a development of four-story apartments.

It was not immediately clear why the boy fell.

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