3-year-old seriously hurt in Kannapolis drive-by shooting, police say

3-year-old seriously hurt in Kannapolis drive-by shooting, police say

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A three-year-old child was struck by gunfire during a drive-by shooting Tuesday night in Kannapolis, police said.

Officers were called around 6:40 p.m. to a home on Buick Avenue and found the child with life-threatening injuries inside the house.

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The suspect(s) reportedly drove by the home and shot into it.

The child was rushed to Atrium-Health in Charlotte.

Police said the parents, who were home, were not injured.

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Officers are searching for a dark-colored sedan that was last seen traveling down Ford Street in the direction of Dale Earnhardt Boulevard.

No further information has been released.

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