10-year-old shot and killed in Catawba County, sheriff’s office says

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CONOVER, N.C. (WJZY) – A 10-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday afternoon in Conover, according to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office.

The deadly shooting occurred just before 2 p.m. Friday in the Woodleaf Court neighborhood in Conover, authorities told sister station FOX 46.

The child was rushed to a nearby Charlotte hospital with critical injuries before passing away, according to Capt. Aaron Turk with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office.

An investigation is underway.

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