PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Burgaw Police are investigating after a minor was brought to the hospital with a gunshot wound.
Officials said at 1:48 p.m. this afternoon, officers with the Burgaw Police Department and Pender County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Pender Memorial Hospital for a juvenile who sustained a gunshot wound.
Police said the victim was transported to the hospital by a family member in a personally owned vehicle and then flown to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
The incident was reported as an accidental shooting.
Police say this is an onging investigation.