8-month-old wounded in North Carolina drive-by shooting


SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — An infant has been hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in North Carolina, according to police.

The 8-month-old girl was shot around 10 p.m. inside a home in Shelby.

“The mother says they were in bed together,” Shelby Police Lt. Scott Champion said. “She was holding the baby at the time the shots rang out and the baby was struck.”

Police said the girl, who had a bullet lodged in a lung, was flown to a children’s hospital in Charlotte.

No suspect information was immediately released, the station reported.


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