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Woman accidentally shot by brother at NC hospital, police say

Goldsboro police said the man accidentally shot his sister in the leg at a hospital Sunday evening.

GOLDSBORO, N.C. — A man accidentally shot his sister in the leg at a Goldsboro hospital Sunday, according to police in Wayne County. 

NBC affiliate WRAL-TV reports the Wayne Memorial Hospital went into lockdown around 8:20 p.m., citing the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. The Goldsboro Police Department said Monday the shooting was accidental. Officers are now looking for Allen Carmichael, 40, who is the brother of the victim, to serve him a warrant for carrying a concealed weapon. 

Police said Carmichael's sister wasn't an employee but she was wearing scrubs when she was shot on the sixth floor. She suffered a gunshot wound to the leg that isn't expected to be life-threatening. 

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One person was wounded, but officials say the victim faces non-life-threatening injuries. According to WRAL, the lockdown was lifted after 9:10 p.m., and the sheriff's office said the person shot was believed to be a hospital employee. Deputies also said they know who the suspect is.

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