12-year-old child shot 8-year-old in the back in Duplin County :: WRAL.com

— Deputies in Duplin County say they’re investigating the shooting of an eight-year-old by another child.

It happened Monday in the Beulaville part of the county, WITN reports.

Deputies say the child was shot in the back by a 12-year-old.

It’s not known how serious the injuries were or of any relationship between the two young ones.

This story will soon be updated when more information becomes available.