Goldsboro teen taken to hospital in serious condition after shooting

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A Goldsboro teen was taken to the hospital in serious condition after reports of a shooting Sunday afternoon.

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Goldsboro teen was taken to the hospital in serious condition after reports of a shooting Sunday afternoon.

Goldsboro police responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1100 block of Olivia Lane just after 3:00 p.m. Officers found a 16-year-old boy with a gunshot wound in the 1000 block of Lincoln Drive. The teen was taken UNC Health Wayne for treatment before being taken by helicopter to a hospital in Greenville.

Goldsboro Police are currently investigating the shooting as an attempted murder

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