21-day-old baby shot and killed in Cumberland County; juvenile charged
Officials said it happened in the 3100 block of Cricket Road near Hope Mills around 7:30 p.m. Deputies found a 21-day-old baby with a gunshot wound.
ABC11, The News & Observer’s media partner, reported the news.
The baby was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where it was pronounced deceased.
A juvenile is now in custody and has been charged with the death of the infant.
ABC11 crews at the scene said they saw a bullet hole in the window of the home.
The sheriff said the juvenile and infant are not related.