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3-year-old critically shot in Fayetteville

5700 block of Peele Street in Fayetteville (Google)

5700 block of Peele Street in Fayetteville (Google)

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) — A 3-year-old was critically shot in Fayetteville early Friday morning, according to authorities.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. in the 5700 block of Peele Street in Fayetteville.

Authorities said the child was struck after someone fired shots into the home where the boy was sleeping.

WTVD reports the boy is in critical condition at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Further details have not been released at this time.

The incident is under investigation.

Source: WTVD

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