CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police in North Carolina say a 7-year-old boy was wounded after a someone fired a bullet into his home, striking him as he slept.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told a news conference that the shooting occurred early Wednesday at a home north of Interstate 485.
Investigators say the boy was hit in shoulder and taken to a hospital for treatment. A police report said there were 11 people inside the home, including six adults and five children between the ages of 2 and 7.
Investigators believe the home was targeted and that the shooting wasn't a random act.