7-year-old-injured in accidental shooting in Goldsboro

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Sunday, January 15, 2023
7-year-old-injured in accidental shooting in Goldsboro
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Goldsboro police are investigating after a 7-year-old was accidentally shot Sunday morning.

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WTVD) -- Goldsboro police are investigating after a 7-year-old was accidentally shot Sunday morning.

The shooting happened at around 12 p.m. in Fairview Circle. When police arrived they found a 7-year-old with a gunshot wound to the torso. Officers say an 8-year-old relative accidentally shot the 7-year-old.

The 7-year-old was taken to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville for treatment.

There are no more details at this time.

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