18 Month Old Child Wounded By Gunshot
BESSEMBER CITY, N.C. -- Gaston County Police responded to a shooting Friday night at 310 S. Skyland Dr. in Bessemer City, NC.
The victim in the case is an 18 month old male child. The victim was at the residence with his father and eight year old sibling at the time of the incident. The victim sustained a single gunshot wound to the left shoulder and was transported to Levine’s Children’s Hospital in Charlotte for treatment. The injury sustained was non-life threatening.
The shooting is being investigated as an accident and no foul play is suspected in the incident. The investigation is continuing and further information will be released as it becomes available.
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