8-year-old boy shot while riding in car along W. Stagecoach Road in Mebane

MEBANE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Mebane police said an 8-year-old was shot in the back while riding in a car with his family Sunday afternoon.

Authorities said it happened around 4 p.m. Sunday when a family was driving along W. Stagecoach Road when their vehicle was struck by gunfire.

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The child was taken to the hospital.

Alamance County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mebane Police Department at 919-563-9031 or Alamance County Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100.
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