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North Carolina teenager accused of shooting into apartment

Posted November 24, 2021 2:13 p.m. EST

— A teenager has been jailed following a shooting into an apartment which investigators say was targeted, according to a North Carolina sheriff's office.

The Mayodan Police Department said officers responded to an apartment complex around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after getting a report of multiple shots being fired into a home, WGHP reported.

According to police, the shooting was targeted and the intended victim was a juvenile. No one was hurt, police said.

Police arrested Shawn Michael Hand, 18, of Madison and charged him with attempted first-degree murder and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

Hand is being held in the Rockingham County Jail under a $1 million secured bond. It's not known if he has an attorney.

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