POLICE: 13-year-old critically shot while committing crime

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) – A 13-year-old who was shot early this morning is in critical condition at ECU Health Medical Center.

Goldsboro police say the 13-year-old boy was committing a crime when he was hit by gunfire. The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Seymour Drive.

Police said the crime victim, who they describe as a known offender, is fully cooperating with them.

No charges have been filed in the shooting as police say they will consult with the District Attorney’s Office once their investigation is finished.