BURLINGTON, North Carolina– A fatal shooting occurred in Burlington, where a 16-year-old was killed. According to the police, the crime was not random but specifically targeted.
The incident took place on Hatch Street, prompting a response from officers after receiving a call about a shooting.
Upon arrival, emergency medical services and the fire department attempted to save the teenager’s life, but unfortunately, their efforts were unsuccessful.
The preliminary investigation suggests that the shooting was a result of a targeted incident involving two groups of juveniles. The authorities continue to gather information and investigate the circumstances surrounding the tragic event.
The Burlington Police Department is actively conducting an investigation into the homicide and is seeking the assistance of the public.
If anyone has any information that could aid the investigation, they are encouraged to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500.
Anonymous tips can also be provided by calling Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or by using the mobile app, P3 Tips.