14-year-old shoots another 14-year-old inside NC home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A 14-year-old shot another 14-year-old in the chest Thursday morning inside a home in east Charlotte, WSOC reported.

Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call around 10 a.m. at a home on Riding Trail Road near Albemarle Road and W.T. Harris Boulevard.

Police confirmed the teen victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot by a .40-caliber pistol.

The teen was visiting friends when the shooting happened.

The teens were acquaintances.

The alleged shooter was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, possession of a handgun by a minor and possession of a stolen firearm.

Police said the gun used in the shooting was stolen.

No additional information has been released.

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