2 children shot as they slept in North Carolina apartment
Dec. 21, 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say two children were shot as they slept in their North Carolina apartment.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said in a news release that the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. Thursday. According to the release, an 11-year-old boy and a 9-year-old boy were wounded when the shooter fired between eight to 10 rounds through a window at the back of the apartment on the city's west side.
The children were taken to Carolinas Medical Center with minor injuries. The children's mother told WBTV-TV in Charlotte that both of her sons will require surgery, adding that the 11-year-old was hit four times and the 9-year-old was hit once. Two other children in the house weren't hurt.
There have been no arrests in the case so far.