Police respond to shots fired in Statesville, teen victim found

Statesville police responded to gunshots on Sunday nearby Brevard Street, according to authorities. When police arrived on the scene a 16-year teenager was found wounded and in stable condition.

The victim was found inside a home and was coherent. He was transported to Baptist Medical Center where he was treated for minor injuries and then released with no threating injuries on Sunday.

It was unclear whether the victim was targeted or was an innocent bystander.

Anyone with further information about this is being encouraged to call the statesville Police Department at 704-878-3535.