A 3-year-old boy was killed and his 4-year-old sister was wounded when several gunmen fired nearly 150 rounds into a North Carolina home — in what police believe was tied to a high school feud.
Asiah Figueroa was asleep just before midnight Tuesday when the suspected teenage gunmen pulled up in two cars to his great-grandmother’s Charlotte home and squeezed off hundreds of bullets, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.
Asiah was struck by the gunfire and later died at a hospital. His 4-year-old sister was also struck, but is expected to survive, police said.
Investigators released two videos of the suspects pulling up to the home in hopes of getting help from the public in identifying them. Detectives believe the incident is linked to several other shootings which resulted in two homicides.
“Information also indicates the string of shootings have some relation to students at Hopewell High School, and detectives believe there is a student from North Mecklenburg and