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12-year-old shot at Smithfield party

Posted June 7, 2010 9:43 a.m. EDT
Updated June 7, 2010 4:56 p.m. EDT

— A 12-year-old was shot in the abdomen early Sunday at a party in Smithfield, police said Monday.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Progressive Men's Club, at 1208 Old Goldsboro Road, at about 12:45 a.m. Sunday. Someone outside the building fired several shots while a party was going on inside, police said.

The gunman fled the area before officers arrived, police said.

The 12-year-old, whose name hasn't been released, was taken to WakeMed and was listed in stable condition, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Smithfield Police Department's tip line at 919-989-8835 or Detective D.R. Johnson at 919-989-1063.