13-year-old girl shot in Rocky Mount

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WTVD) -- Rocky Mount police said a 13-year-old girl was shot inside her home on Thursday night because of a fight that was happening nearby.

Officers responded to the 900 block of Nashville Road around 11:30 p.m. after they received a call that the 13-year-old had been shot.

Detectives said two groups of people were arguing near the victim's homes. Police said they believe a stray bullet from someone involved in the fight hit the victim's home and caused the injury.

The victim's name has not been released. She was taken to UNC Nash Hospital in Rocky Mount and later airlifted to Vidant Hospital in Greenville for treatment.

At last report, the victim was in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made.

The Rocky Mount Police Department urges anyone with any information in this case to please call the Rocky Mount Police Department at (252) 972-1411. Persons may also call Twin County Crime Stoppers at (252) 977-1111 or use the Text-a-Tip program by sending your text to RMPOL and your message to CRIMES.

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