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Man sought after 13-year-old shot

Posted February 19, 2010 12:37 p.m. EST
Updated February 19, 2010 1:03 p.m. EST

— Rocky Mount police are looking for a man wanted on charges of possession of a stolen firearm after, they say, a 13-year-old boy was accidentally shot Thursday evening.

Police said that Trae Hakeem Crandell, 18, was handling a stolen firearm in a residence at 1108 Delphia Drive shortly before 8 p.m., when the gun went off, striking the teen.

The boy was transported to Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, where he was listed in stable condition Friday. Police didn't release his name, but said he does not live where the shooting occurred.

Crandell remained at large Friday.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Rocky Mount police at 252-972-1411 or Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.