“If you saw the murder of this innocent child and injuries to the other innocent children, you must help in solving these cases,” 警察は言った.
, 含む 7- and 10-year-old boys
, are the latest victims in a surge of gun violence and murder gripping American cities
. Children also have been among dozens killed or injured by gunfire
全国 over recent weekends
The children were not the intended targets of the shootings in Statesville, police said they believe. It wasn’t immediately clear if the incidents were connected.
Witnesses at the first shooting site said they saw someone firing from what might have been a white Mercedes
, 警察は言った ニュースリリースで
. Witnesses at the second site said they saw someone shooting from what might have been a white Honda Accord
Officers in Statesville responded around 7 午後. to reports of a shooting and “located two children outside of the residence who suffered gunshot wounds,” リリース状態. The girl died, while the 7-year-old boy was treated for his injuries.
While working that crime scene, officers heard gunshots a couple blocks away, リリース状態. At that second site, they found the 10-year-old boy with a nonfatal gunshot wound, リリース状態.