SPD investigating Brevard Street shooting

Posted at 10:14 AM on Feb 11, 2019

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FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Statesville Police Department is investigating after a teenager escaped serious injury when a bullet grazed the back of his head Sunday night.

Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Brevard Street about 11:30 p.m. Sunday after receiving a report from Iredell County ECOM about a possible shooting, according to an SPD news release.

A 16-year-old male found inside the residence was coherent and walking around when officers arrived, according to the news release.

The SPD reported he had "what appeared to be a grazing wound to the back of the head."

The teen was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem as a precaution due to the location of the injury. He was treated and released, police said.

Responding officers set up a perimeter to secure the scene; however, no suspect or weapon was located, police said.

The SPD Violent Crime Unit responded to process the scene and interview witnesses. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call:

► SPD Violent Crime Unit @ 704-878-3535;
► SPD Telecommunications @ 704-878-3406; or
► Leave an anonymous tip on the Iredell Crime Stoppers line @ 704-662-1340

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