POLICE: Child accidentally shoots another child

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) – Two children were involved in an accidental shooting that put one child in the hospital Sunday morning, according to police.

Around 11:45 a.m., Goldsboro Police Department officers responded to a shooting in Fairview Circle and found a 7-year-old that had been shot in the stomach area.

WITN is told that an 8-year-old relative accidentally shot the 7-year-old.

The 7-year-old child is at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville after being airlifted from UNC Health Wayne.

At this time, the condition of the 7-year-old is not available.

Investigators and crime scene specialists from Goldsboro Police Department’s Investigative Services Bureau are actively working on gathering information in reference to the shooting.

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