A 19-year old female remains in critical condition after being shot in the face in Hickory.
Nautica Mercedes Brinkley was struck by a gunshot fired by a 15-year old male according to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office. The incident was reported Monday night at a home on 19th Avenue Southwest in Hickory.
A search warrant indicates there were others present at the time of the shooting but they fled before officers arrived. The 15-year old has been charged but the specific charges have not been released.