13-year-old shot on boat hospitalized in stable condition


CHOCOWINITY, Beaufort County - The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting of a 13-year-old boy.

The incident, BCSO said, occurred Monday evening at about 6, while the victim was on a boat near Chocowinity Bay and Sidney Creek. The boy, who is from Asheville, was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

BCSO did not say if it had identified a suspect in the shooting and had no further details on the case.

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