Police in Fayetteville say 2-year-old child shot

Fayetteville PD (Photo: WTVD)

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (AP) — Police in a central North Carolina city say a 2-year-old child was taken to the hospital when officers found the toddler with an apparent gunshot wound inside a home.

Fayetteville police officers arrived Wednesday morning at a residence on the city’s north side to respond to a shooting report. Police are investigating what happened.

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The department didn’t release immediately other details about the child, who was receiving medical attention at an unnamed hospital.