NEWTON, N.C. -- Police in Newton are investigating a shooting that injured a school-aged child and an adult Friday.

Police say the elementary school-aged child and an adult were shot in the 800 block of North Erwin Avenue in Newton.

The child, who was shot in the hand, was released from the hospital Friday night, and is home recovering.

The suspect in the case remains hospitalized in critical condition, police say, and has been unable to communicate with investigators.

No charges have been filed, but the investigation is ongoing.

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