8-year-old girl shot while inside Durham home; boy also injured, police say

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Two children were hurt in a shooting in Durham Monday morning, police said.

Officers received a call for a shooting at a home on McNeil Lane at 12:28 a.m., according to police.

Upon arrival, officers found an 8-year-old girl suffering from gunshot wound to the back. An 11-year-old boy in the home suffered an injury to his arm, police said.

Police originally thought the boy had been shot but his arm had been cut by debris.

Their injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Police said they believe at least one parent was at home at the time of the shooting.

Durham police said shots were fired into the home.

Police said they currently have no suspects, but they do believe a white SUV was involved.

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