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New Bern police investigating after 5-year-old shot in head

Posted December 3, 2019 10:43 p.m. EST

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— A shooting Tuesday night in the East involved a 5-year-old child.

Family members say the incident happened at the Gracie Farms Mobile Home Park community in New Bern.

Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes said the child was inside a vehicle with her mother when she was shot.

According to Hughes, the 5-year-old has a life-threatening head wound.

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