North Carolina authorities are
still searching for suspects following a shooting that left a 9-year-old boy dead and three others injured at a residence in southwest Charlotte.
Deputy Chief Jeff Estes of the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police Department said during a news
conference that the shooting happened just after 9 p.m. on Saturday while a family celebration was ongoing in the front yard.
The unidentified 9-year-old boy died at a hospital.
Two adults and another child suffered non-life- threatening injuries and were treated at the scene.
Police initially said the victim was a 9-year-old girl.
CMPD officials later issued a correction saying the victim was a 9-year-old boy.
No motive has been determined for the shooting.
Police are investigating and asking anyone with information to call Crimestoppers at 704-334-1600.
Source: ABC News