12-year-old injured in accidental shooting in Burlington

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- A juvenile was injured in a shooting in Burlington Thursday night, according to a news release from Burlington police.

Officers came to the 600 block of Center Avenue at 9:20 p.m. after a report of a shooting.

A 12-year-old was struck by a gunshot inside a residence.

Burlington police said they believe the shooting was accidental.

There is no word on the juvenile's condition.

Burlington police said they are still in the early stages of the investigation.

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