Sunday Morning Shooting Leaves 8-Year-Old Injured

Goldsboro Police Respond to Call of Another Deceased Body

Sunday Morning Shooting Leaves 8-Year-Old Injured

A shooting in Goldsboro early Sunday morning left an 8-year-old injured.

At 6:18 a.m., Goldsboro Police Department A-Shift officers, along with Wayne County EMS and Goldsboro Fire, were dispatched to 117 Astor Ct. in reference to the report of a shooting.

Once on-scene, a 8-year-old juvenile was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the left lower leg. The juvenile was transported to UNC Health Wayne and then transferred to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville for further treatment of his injury.

Goldsboro Police Investigations Division was contacted. The incident remains under investigation.

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