A 12-year-old North Carolina child was shot and killed while sitting outside at a picnic table with friends Saturday evening.
Monroe police said they were called to scene at about 8 p.m. and found child with a gunshot wound. The child was taken to Atrium Union hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
Police said they found multiple shell casings at the scene, although there were no other victims.
The children were not believed to be the targets of the shooting, which came from someone inside a black Ford Freestyle SUV, police said.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Monroe Police Department at (704) 282-4700.
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