Teen grazed with bullet on back of the head, police investigating

Teen grazed with bullet on back of the head, police investigating

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A 16 year old was grazed with a bullet on the back of his head while inside a home Sunday night.

Statesville police officers arrived at the home on Brevard Street around 11 p.m. The victim was inside the house, coherent and walking around when officers arrived, a release from Statesville Police Department stated.

He was transported to the hospital as a precaution due to the location of the injury and was released shortly after being treated.

Officers set up a perimeter to secure the scene but did not locate a suspect or weapon, officials say.

Statesville Violent Crime Unit interviewed witnesses. Officials say they will continue to investigate the incident and will release more information as it becomes available.

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