1-year-old shot in head in Spindale, police say

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UPDATE – Spindale Police said evidence is leading them to believe the shooting that left a 1-year-old injured Tuesday evening was an accidental discharge.

Police said they will continue to monitor the child’s condition.

Spindale Police have been working with the District Attorney’s Office and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office throughout their investigation.


SPINDALE, NC (WSPA) – Police are investigating after a one-year-old was shot in the head at a home in Spindale, Tuesday evening.

According to the Spindale Police Department, officers were called to a home on Guffey Road for a shooting around 7:45pm.

The child was taken to Rutherford Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Investigators are currently on scene conducting interviews.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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