13-year-old shot in Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT N.C. (WITN) – An Eastern Carolina boy was shot while walking Saturday night.

Rocky Mount Police say they were called to the 1400 block of Cokey Road in response to multiple shots fired calls.

Officers say that while on scene, they were notified by UNC Nash Hospital that a boy was being taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police say the boy told them he was walking in the area of Cokey Road when he was shot.

The 13-year-old was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers say they found shell casings on the scene and damage to an apartment in the 100 block of Parrish Court, where three minors and one adult live.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (252) 972-1411 or Crime Stoppers at (252) 977-1111.