Rocky Mount Police investigate accidental shooting of child

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) -Rocky Mount Police are investigating after they say a child was accidentally shot.

Police say the Rocky Mount Emergency 9-1-1 center received a call at midnight from UNC Nash Healthcare reporting a 4-year-old child arrived in the emergency room with a single gunshot wound to the foot.

Police say the mother had taken her daughter to the emergency room after a shooting at a residence in the 1400 block of Humphrey Dr.

The preliminary investigation has determined this incident to be an accidental shooting involving a family member.

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