UNION COUNTY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – A 12-year-old is in the hospital and a 20-year-old is under arrest following a shooting in Union County, the Union County Sheriff’s Office said on Saturday.
Deputies responded to calls regarding the incident at a home in the Suburban Estates subdivision.
A 12-year-old boy was found suffering from gunshot wounds and was transported to an area medical center to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, deputies said.
An initial investigation identified Indian Trail resident Adan Ruiz, 20, as the suspect. He was arrested and faces multiple charges including deadly weapon assault.