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Deputies: 12-year-old child shot 8-year-old in the back in Duplin County

Posted July 7, 2020 10:23 a.m. EDT

— Deputies in Duplin County say they’re investigating the shooting of an eight-year-old by another child.

It happened Monday in the Beulaville area of the county, WITN reports.

Deputies say the child was shot in the back by a 12-year-old.

It’s not known how serious the injuries were or of any relationship between the two children.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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