12-Year-Old North Carolina Boy Facing Felony Charges for Shooting Girl at Middle School, Police Say
Around 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, shots rang through the campus of Hendersonville Middle School –– the twelve-year-old boy had fired a gun and shot a 12-year-old girl in the leg, the Hendersonville Police Department said in a statement.
A 12-year-old North Carolina boy is in custody and facing felony charges after he started firing a gun at his middle school and left a young girl injured, according to police. Around 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, shots rang through the campus of Hendersonville Middle School –– the boy had fired a gun and shot a 12-year-old girl in the leg, the Hendersonville Police Department said in a statement.
The school went on a code-red lockdown as authorities found the 12-year-old boy. He was arrested at the school and charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury and possession of a weapon on school property.
He has been taken into custody by juvenile services.
The young girl suffered non-life-threatening injuries to her leg. She was taken to Mission Hospital.
"The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is available at this time," Hendersonville police said in a statement.
Trending on Inside Edition
Near-Death Experiences Prove to Be Transformative for These Women Who Say They Saw the Other SideNews
Florida State Lawmaker Says Rep. Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg Left Her 'Uncomfortable' Voicemail in 2019Politics
2 Teenagers Arrested After Accidental Shooting of High School Senior During Target Practice, Police sayCrime
Mother From UK Gives Birth to 'Super Twins' After Getting Pregnant TwiceOffbeat
Piney Point Reservoir: State of Emergency Declared as Leak in Florida Wastewater Pond Threatens Total CollapseNews