PINEVILLE, NC (WBTV) - Police have arrested a 15-year-old suspect in connection with the death of 22-year-old Nikidrien Bailey in Pineville Wednesday night.
The Pineville Police Department confirmed the teenage suspect has been charged with second-degree murder.
Authorities told WBTV the shooting took place on Pine Acres Avenue after an altercation between the victim and the suspect.
The 15-year-old shot at the victim and appears to have accidentally shot himself, according to police. The suspect later came to the hospital as a result of his gunshot wound.
No further information has been released.