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Child Reportedly Injured In Shooting

A child has reportedly been hospitalized as a result of a shooting in Catawba County. The victim was in the hospital after being shot Friday evening (April 19) south of Hickory.

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. According to reports, the boy is 11-years-old. He was injured in an incident along Finger Bridge Road, just south of U.S. 321.

The victim was airlifted from the scene.

[Information from published reports and Rick Gilbert, WACB]