A 2-year-old boy was shot at a mobile home in Gaston County on Thursday.
The boy was shot about 10:15 a.m. in the 200 block of New Moon Lane, Gaston County police said. New Moon Lane is just south of Bessemer City.
The boy was flown from Carolinas HealthCare System Kings Mountain to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. His wound is not life-threatening, police said.
Police said they contacted the boy’s parents at the emergency room in Kings Mountain. Police are not saying how they believe the shooting happened, but said their investigation is continuing with the parents, Michael Walls and Misty Ware.
The boy was accidentally shot in his stomach, a social worker investigating the home told the Gaston Gazette.
Anyone with information about the shooing is encouraged to call the Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704- 861-8000.