Clinton, NC -- The Sampson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a home invasion that left a 4-year-old child in critical condition.
Deputies responded to a home outside Clinton Friday night on a burglary and shooting call. The person who called 911 said a man broke into the home and fired a gun after he couldn't force his way into a bedroom.
The bullet hit the 4-year-old, and the suspect ran from the scene.
EMS transported the boy to a hospital in critical condition.
Deputies have not released his name.
The Associated Press