Law enforcement agencies responded to a shooting Thursday night, involving two juveniles.
The two juveniles were shot and transported to a medical facility.
Conway Police Chief James Bracy said on Friday, his department and the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting incident at about 6:20 p.m. Thursday night, at the Conway Parks Apartments, 400 Wood Court off of Phillips Hill Road in Conway.
Bracy said two people under the age of 16 were victims of the shooting and transported via helicopters to an undisclosed medical facility to receive treatment. Bracy said, as of 4:30 a.m. on Friday, the two victims appeared to be recovering.
“They appear to be doing well, so that’s good,” he said.
Bracy said he contacted the SBI for further assistance as it became clear that more resources were needed during the investigation. He added that the investigation is ongoing and he could not disclose further details.
“The SBI is really taking a lead on assisting us at this time,” he said.
Bracy said there are no suspects in custody.
“We do have leads that we are working on at this time,” he said. “Anyone that may have any information, please call and report that information. They can call Conway PD or the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office to report. They can remain anonymous if they would like to remain anonymous. Any information that anybody’s willing to give is greatly appreciated.”
Information can be reported to the Conway Police Department, 252-585-1155, or the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, 252-534-2611.