A 7-year-old child was accidentally shot and killed by an 8-year-old relative in Goldsboro

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The Goldsboro Police Department said two children were involved in an accidental shooting that left one injured.

Just before noon Sunday, officers responded to reports of a shooting on Fairview Circle, police said.

Once on scene, officers found a 7-year-old boy who had been shot in the torso; Officers were told that an 8-year-old relative had accidentally shot a 7-year-old child.

The 7-year-old was taken to UNC Health Wayne Medical Center and then by helicopter to ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, according to police.

The condition of the child is still unknown.

Police said investigators are actively working to gather information about what led up to the shooting.

Anyone with information about this crime or any other crime in the Wayne County area is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or send a TIP to p3tips.com. Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest, you will receive a cash reward for the information.

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A 7-year-old child was accidentally shot and killed by an 8-year-old relative in Goldsboro

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