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Police in North Carolina city say 2-year-old child shot

Posted September 16, 2020 12:06 p.m. EDT

— A 2-year-old child was taken to the hospital on Wednesday after police in a central North Carolina city found the toddler with an apparent gunshot wound inside a home, authorities said.

Fayetteville officers arrived about 10 a.m. at a residence on the city's north side to respond to a shooting report, the city police department said in a news release.

Police were investigating what happened. The department didn't release immediately other details about the child, who was receiving medical attention at an unnamed hospital.

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