NC toddler dies after being shot in the head

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.

Click here to watch Friday morning's interview with an officer.

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