DEVELOPING: 9-year-old dead after drive-by shooting, police searching for suspect
WALLACE, NC (WWAY) — A nine-year-old boy is dead, and Wallace Police are searching for the person responsible for killing him in a drive-by shooting.
Police were called to the 400 block of Satchell Street in Wallace just before 4 p.m. on Saturday to respond to the shooting death of a nine-year-old boy who died on the scene. Authorities are hunting for suspects. The boy is apparently not from the Wallace area. One bystander said the boy lives in New York.
A North Carolina Highway Patrol helicopter is assisting with the search. A description of the suspect has not been released.
WWAY has a reporter on location in Wallace for this story. Stay with WWAY for more details as they become available.
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