11-year-old girl shot in Knightdale

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (WNCN) – An 11-year-old girl was shot at a home in Knightdale Sunday afternoon, Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison said.

The incident happened just before 12:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Colchester Drive.

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Harrison said investigators are still working to gather more information and are unsure of the circumstances of the shooting at this time. Harrison said it doesn’t appear there was a criminal element to the shooting, but he wasn’t able to confirm that it was accidental.

According to the sheriff, investigators and the girl’s family are headed to WakeMed where the girl was taken.

The child was alive when she was transported to the hospital, but her condition is not currently known.

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