LEXINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — A 15-year-old was shot several times on Wednesday afternoon in Lexington, and an elementary school was put on lockdown, deputies say.
FOX8 is told the 15-year-old victim was shot in the chest and multiple other places by a shotgun.
The victim was found in a red Chevrolet Blazer at the intersection of Jersey Church Road and NC-8.
The sheriff’s office says no one is in custody at this time.
During a news conference on Wednesday afternoon, Davidson County Sheriff Richie Simmons said deputies are not looking for suspects.
The victim is in the hospital.
Southwood Elementary School officials say the school is no longer on lockdown, and students are being released.
The investigation is ongoing.