Statesville Teen Shot In Back Of Head Recovering, Police Searching For Shooter

STATESVILLE, N.C. — A 16-year-old boy was shot in the back of the head in Statesville late Sunday night.

Officers with the Statesville Police Department were called to a home around 11 p.m. on Brevard Street at Brandon Street. When offices entered the home, they located a 16-year-old coherent and walking around.

Police say he sustained a gunshot wound to the back of the head.

The man was transported to Baptist Medical Center as a precaution due to the location of where he was shot.

He was treated with minor injuries and later released.

Statesville Police are searching for the suspect and investigating what led up to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Iredell Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340 or SPD Telecommunications at 704-878-3406