HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. — A two-year-old boy died after being shot in the head in Halifax County Thursday night, authorities confirmed Friday morning.
The shooting happened at a home on Elm Street near Weldon. Police said Jaxson Clay would have been 2 years old on Dec. 23.
The Weldon Police Department is leading the investigation with assistance from the State Bureau of Investigation.
A family member told WRAL that the boy was inside the house when someone shot at the house and struck him.
There were no suspects as of Thursday night, police said.