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Sheriff: 11-year-old injured in Wake County shooting

Posted February 14, 2016 2:30 p.m. EST
Updated February 14, 2016 7:22 p.m. EST

— An 11-year-old girl was injured in a shooting Sunday afternoon on Colchester Drive in Knightdale, according to Sheriff Donnie Harrison.

According to authorities, the girl was shot at about 1:30 p.m. and was taken to WakeMed, where she was taken into surgery Sunday afternoon.

The extent of her injuries was not immediately available.

Harrison said that the girl did not live at the home where the shooting occurred, but was there visiting family. The incident was under investigation but Harrison said it did not appear as though any laws were violated in the shooting.