CLINTON (WTVD) -- A 7-month-old is in the hospital after being shot in the torso.
According to the Sampson County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to Bumpy Lane just before 9 p.m. on Sunday after receiving reports of shots fired.
When they arrived, deputies were met by a woman carrying a baby who had been shot.
The child was transported to Sampson Regional Medical Center but she was later airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News App
After investigating, deputies determined that two armed men approached another male at a nearby birthday party and an altercation ensued.
Authorities said the intended target took off running and the two armed subjects opened fire; one of the bullets went through the wall of the mobile home in which the infant lived.
The suspects are described as Hispanic males. One suspect was wearing a mask and the other wasn't.
The incident is still under investigation.
Sampson County sheriff: 7-month-old shot following fight at nearby birthday party