Police said it officers were dispatched just after 8:30 p.m. to the 1700 block of Lafayette Circle.
Officers responded to the shooting call and found an 11-year-old boy who had sustained a superficial head injury.
Rocky Mount teen taken to hospital after bullet grazes his head
Authorities said the shooting happened near the intersection of Westwood Drive and York Street.
The boy was taken to UNC Nash Healthcare for treatment.
An investigation is on-going.
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