WILLARD, NC (WWAY) — A Pender County teen is dead days after being shot by his mother.
The Pender County Sheriff’s Office says the 14-year-old boy from Willard was taken off life support Saturday.
When deputies arrived on the scene, they found two people with gunshot wounds. A teen, a 14-year-old male, was found with a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to Pender Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries.
The mother of the teen, Jennifer Craig, was found dead inside the home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The case is being investigated as a murder suicide.