On Oct. 2, 2022, at approximately 3:05 p.m., officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter alert in 1100 block of Olivia Lane. As officers were on their way, a 911 call was received reporting a shooting in the 1000 block of Lincoln Drive. When officers arrived, they located a 16 year old male juvenile suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to UNC Health Wayne for treatment, and was subsequently taken via helicopter to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville. The victim was reported to be in serious condition at the time of the transport.
The Goldsboro Police Department’s Investigative Services Bureau was contacted and responded to the scene. Members of the Investigations and Crime Scene units assumed control of the incident and initiated an investigation. That investigation is still developing.
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