GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WTVD) -- Goldsboro police are investigating after officers responded to what they thought was a fatal shooting call early Sunday.
But when emergency workers got there, they noticed the victim had "signs of life."
A 9-1-1 caller reported that the man, who had been shot in the head was dead. EMS workers discovered that the victim was still alive, though in critical condition.
It all happened around 3 a.m. at a home in the 200 block of Randall Lane.
The victim was identified as 30-year-old Andre Lemone Boykin, of Goldsboro.
Boykin was taken to UNC Health Wayne and subsequently transferred to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, where he remains in critical condition.
Goldsboro detectives continue investigating the case.
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