FAYETTEVILLE: 15-year-old shoots teen brother in Fayetteville - WNCN: News, Weather

15-year-old shoots teen brother in Fayetteville

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -

A 14-year-old boy was shot by his 15-year-old brother Wednesday in Fayetteville.

The 15-year-old was trying to unload a handgun inside a residence at 787 Broadmore Drive when it discharged around 11:30 a.m., striking his brother, police said.

The shooting victim was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment but has been moved to UNC-Chapel Hill with non-life threatening injuries, Fayetteville police said.

Fayetteville police are still investigating the incident.

Anyone with information concerning the shooting incident, is asked to contact detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). You can also submit information to Crimestoppers by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type “4Tip” followed by your message).

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