Authorities say the boy appeared to have been injured by a stray bullet to the buttocks.
The boy, whose name is not being released, was transported to Duke Hospital with a serious injury.
The incident is still under investigation.
Investigators do not have any motive or suspect descriptions at this time. No further information is available.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J. Smith at 560-4415, ext. 29312, or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.
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