Police: child hit with bullet while asleep in bed

BURLINGTON, NC – Burlington Police are calling for help after a 10-year-old child was injured when a house on Shaw Street was shot and killed on Sunday.

Burlington police said they had been notified that a 10-year-old with injuries was being rushed to a local hospital.

During the investigation, the officers found that the house where the child lives had been shot several times.

According to police, the 10-year-old was sleeping in bed when one of the bullets hit him.

According to the police, the child should be fine.

According to the police, there are currently no known suspects. The investigation continues.

The Burlington Police Department is encouraging anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. For anonymous tips, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or use the P3 Tips mobile app. Tips provided through Crimestoppers may qualify for cash rewards.

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